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Collaborative & Proactive Solutions for Challenging Kids: A 5-Session Approach to Stop Behavioral Difficulties | Seminar on DVD
Greene, Ross W., PhD
PESI, Inc. / Seminar on DVD / 2016-05-01 / X49010
Infant, Child & Adolescent
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7 hr 10 min multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.

“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.” - Dr. Ross Greene

Childhood can be difficult for kids to navigate. Explosive, disruptive and emotional behaviors are sometimes the only ways kids can tell us that they are struggling to adapt to the pressures of childhood. Challenging behavior is communication that clinicians must recognize - it is the child’s way of saying “I am lacking the skills to handle certain demands and expectations that are being placed on me.” So how do you help both the child and the parents experience positive, lasting results that get to the root cause of the challenging behaviors?

You treat the child and the parents as teammates in the solution, and you do it in a collaborative/proactive way using Dr. Greene’s proven Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) model. The CPS model is laid out in a series of 5 session types that get to root of the problem, rather than waiting for that unsolved problem to manifest as a challenging behavior. Learn how to be an effective clinician in each of the session types:

Interference Factors

Dr. Greene uses his expertise and experience to break down each of these sessions in a way that makes them easy to implement into your practice. Video demonstrations and instruction before and after each demonstration bring to life the important components of the CPS model. The CPS model has been widely implemented in outpatient settings, general and special education schools, and inpatient, residential, and juvenile detention facilities, often with dramatic effect.

Start including both the children as well as the parents in coming to collaborative solutions to challenging problems!

About the Presenter:

Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., is adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech and the founding director of the non-profit Lives in the Balance ( He served on the faculty at Harvard Medical School for over 20 years. Dr. Greene is the originator of an empirically supported model of psychosocial treatment for challenging kids now called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS). He is author of the highly-acclaimed books The Explosive Child and Lost at School and has also authored numerous articles, chapters and scientific papers on the effectiveness of the CPS model, the classification of and outcomes in youth with social, emotional and behavioral challenges and student-teacher compatibility. Dr. Greene's research has been funded by, among others, the Stanley Research Institute, the National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institutes of Mental Health, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Maine Juvenile Justice Advisory Group. He consults extensively to families, general and special education schools, inpatient and residential facilities, and systems of juvenile detention, and lectures widely throughout the world.

Continuing Education Information:

For U.S. and Canadian customers, CE is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

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