Introduction. STAR Manual. Session 1: Pay Attention and be a Good Detective. Session 2: Police Detective Problem Solving Skills. Session 3: Scan for Anger and Control it. Session 4: Scan for Anxiety and Control it. Session 5: Scanning Behaviour and Understanding Others. Session 6: Analyzing Problems. Session 7: Solving Problems. Session 8: Use it or Lose it! References. Appendix: Dilemmas Game.
A manual for delivery of the STAR Program, designed to teach cognitive, social and emotional skills to children
Susan Young is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Forensic Clinical Psychology at the Centre for Psychiatry, Imperial College London and is a visiting professor at Reykjavik University. Susan holds an honorary contract as a Consultant Psychologist at Broadmoor Hospital and is the Director of Forensic Research and Development for West London Mental Health Trust.
This delightful and well written program builds on Dr. Young's
years of scientific research directed at helping children at risk
develop much need self control.
After many years of research we know that pills will not substitute for the self discipline skills all children need to develop. Dr. Young has created a practical and engaging program to help children with the greatest need develop skilled thinking and reasoning skills. Bravo. This program should be a mandatory component of all treatment programs directed at youth with ADHD, ODD, ASD, Depression or Anxiety.