Informative, artful, and fun, When Good Kids Go Bad: Effective Solutions for Problem Behaviors takes readers inside the minds our troubled kids and teens. Whether they are mildly irritating or well out of control, readers will leave armed with a broad range of proven techniques to curb negative behaviors and encourage positive ones. Therapists, parents, teachers, and all professionals interacting with these kids will have their questions answered and be given clear instructions on how to begin the road to behavioral and emotional change. Interventions are detailed for use in the home, the classroom, and/or the therapy office so that all adults can begin to march in stride and provide the structure needed to facilitate maximum growth. From the diagnostic process to medication interventions, no stone is left unturned.
About the Author:
Steven T. Olivas, Ph.D., HSP, nationally-renowned speaker and behavior consultant, is a licensed psychologist in private practice in middle Tennessee. He began his practice career in the early 1990s when ADHD was exploding onto the scene and has enjoyed working with the energy and spontaneous creativity of children ever since. Throughout his career, he has taught courses at nine colleges and universities, been a national public speaker, a regular columnist for a local newspaper and co-host of a popular radio show. For nearly 20 years, he has been helping parents, clinicians and school systems around the country understand and manage the kids and teens most likely to act out in impulsive and aggressive manners.