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Dunckley, Victoria L.

Summary: "Increasing numbers of parents grapple with children who are acting out without obvious reason. Many of these children are diagnosed with ADHD, bipolar, or autism spectrum disorders. They are then medicated with often poor and side-effect-riddled results. Author Dunckley specializes in working with children and families who have failed to respond to previous treatment and has pioneered a new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 DUN

Summary: Millions of children in America are being diagnosed with learning disorders and depression. While many say medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Prozac are the answer, others recommend counseling, social skills training, or dietary changes. How does one distinguish between a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a kid who is just being a kid? This program offers parents,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Power, Thomas J.

Summary: Adolescents (ages 12-20) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at risk for academic problems, strained relationships, peer rejection and unsafe behavior -- and parents are often at a loss for how to handle these challenges. If Your Adolescent Has ADHD: An Essential Resource for Parents provides the up-to-date information and down-to-earth support that parents need. It offers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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Kutscher, Martin L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9285 KUT

Summary: According to The National Education Association, 160,000 children won't go to school on any given day for fear of being bullied-a figure that represents nothing less than an epidemic. Whether a student is overweight, openly gay, perceived as promiscuous, or just plain different, more and more young people are tragically choosing to take their own lives because they can't take it anymore. Are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Shaw, Robert

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9289 SHA

Sears, William

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

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Granett, Frank J.

Summary: The American Epidemic: Solutions for Over Medicating Our Youth provides new knowledge for parents, educators, all healthcare professionals, and public health policymakers to determine the cause of behavioral symptoms prior to psychoactive drug therapy in children. The Action Plan for Childhood Behavioral Conditions is a step-by-step solution to rule out nutritional, physiological, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616 GRA

Baker, Jed.

Summary: Provides an easy-to-follow, four-step model to improve your everyday relationships with the children in your life: managing your own emotions by adjusting your expectations, learning strategies to calm a meltdown in the moment, understanding why a meltdown occurs, and creating plans to prevent future meltdowns.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Future Horizons Inc. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9285 BAK

Summary: Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Coucouvanis, Judith

Summary: This book gives parents the tools they need to develop their child's behavior intervention and skill development plans. A major focus is on helping parents answer the question: What can I do that will help my child be successful? Topics include behavior, communication, reward systems, social skills, and medication support.--Publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AAPC Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 COU

Dornbush, Marilyn Pierce

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hope Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.94 DOR

Summary: Teenagers are running away from home, dropping out of school, having babies, taking drugs, committing suicide, and going to jail for violent crimes. This program discusses normal adolescence and today's too-frequent scenarios: a juvenile delinquent whose drug use led him to criminality; an eighth-grader whose drug use completely altered his personality; a young girl who became severely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Child safety: the subject that most often keeps parents awake at night. This ABC News program features a child safety expert who helps parents identify their children's susceptibility to predators and abductors. As the program's candid camera-style scenarios unfold-with the participation of actors who demonstrate the ploys used by potential attackers-astonished parents watch as their daughters...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Danielle's father is an alcoholic, as are both of Luke's parents. Nicole's mother is recovering from crack cocaine addiction. How have these teenagers dealt with such overwhelming conditions? This video explores the emotional confusion and trauma affecting children of substance abusers, showing how many young people are able to break the cycle of addiction and create a healthy pattern for their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Over-the-counter medications provide a ready supply of potentially harmful substances to uninformed consumers and possible abusers alike. After opening with a general discussion of addiction and the personality type that commonly falls prey to addiction, this program examines non-prescription pharmaceutical drugs and their capacity for misuse and abuse. The inherent risks of drug abuse are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Heininger, Janet E. (Janet Elaine)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.64 HEI

Thomas, Nancy L.

Summary: Presents tools and techniques for parents of children who have difficulty forming lasting relationships and the resulting behavioral problems.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Families by Design 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.9289 THO

Bernstein, Jeffrey

Contents: Introduction: This is not what I expected parenting to be like -- Day 1: Grasping why your child acts defiant -- Day 2: Understanding your defiant child -- Day 3: Sidestepping the yelling trap -- Day 4: Avoiding power struggles -- Day 5: Reinforcing the positive changes in your child -- Day 6: Dependable discipline -- Day 7: Rallying family support -- Day 8: Lessening defiance at school -- Day...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe & Co. 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.64 BER

Summary: Like most addictions, this one starts as a way of coping with emotional pain. But cutting-the habit of self-injury on the rise among teenagers, especially girls-is a sign of deep-seated anxiety and self-hatred that no one can cope with alone. This video examines the distressing, ritualized behavior and explores how parents, friends, guidance counselors, and those who cut themselves can work...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Glasser, Judith M.

Summary: Explains the causes of different feelings and offers practical advice and activities for regulating emotions, staying out of the "upset zone," and problem solving to counter negative emotions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amer Psychological Assn 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 618.92 GLA

Greene, Ross W.

Summary: Advises parents on how to handle children with quick tempers, explaining how to anticipate and lessen the behavior by teaching the child the skills necessary to handle frustration adaptively to become more flexible, socially and emotionally.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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Byers, Michael.

Summary: Specializing in a rare disease that causes children to age drastically, Dr. Henry Moss is confronted with an ethical dilemma when he meets a family whose two children are affected in dramatically different ways by the same disease.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BYE

Paul, Henry A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.1 PAUL,