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Fonseca, Christine

Summary: "Teaching children how to manage their intense emotions is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children. Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope With Explosive Feelings provides a much-needed resource for parents and educators for understanding of why gifted children are so extreme in their behavior and how to manage the highs and lows that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.95 FON

Peck, Nicholeen

Summary: This book shows parents the communication skills they need to teach their children to govern themselves. With the proper family environment and understanding of childhood behaviors homes can become happier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nicholeen Peck 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.1 PEC

Jacobs, Steve

Contents: The quiet revolution -- Your return on revolution -- Drivers of sustainable high performance -- Putting behavioral leadership into practice: seven essential steps -- Game-changing plan deployment -- Coaching for elite performance -- Changing the way organizations change -- Winning on culture -- Developing behavioral leaders -- Building enterprise advantage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenleaf Book Group Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.3 JAC

Summary: Experts are seeing an alarming increase in severe emotional and behavioral disorders among young children, characterized by abusive language, physical threats, and violent tantrums. "I can't live like this. Afraid to get up. Afraid to go to bed. Afraid of what you're going to find when you walk into a room," says a foster mother of twins she cannot control. In this program, ABC News anchors...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Heininger, Janet E. (Janet Elaine)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Janney, Rachel.

Contents: Positive behavior support -- Schoolwide positive behavior support -- Selected interventions for students at risk for behavior problems -- Individualized positive behavior support: conducting a functional behavioral assessment -- Designing, using, and evaluating individualized positive behavior supports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9 JAN

Morton, Kari.

Summary: "Are u ok? walks readers through the most common questions about mental health and the process of getting help -- from finding the best therapist to navigating harmful and toxic relationships and everything in between. In the same down-to-earth, friendly tone that makes her videos so popular, licensed marriage and family therapist and YouTube sensation Kati Morton clarifies and destigmatizes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 MOR

Summary: What happens when intolerance and hatred lead to tragedy? A Service for Jeremy presents one scenario. Fifteen-year-old Jeremy is abducted and beaten to death by fellow high school students because he is gay. Such tragedies are routinely played out in various forms across the country as victims are targeted because they are Black, Hispanic, Asian, Jewish, poor, gay, or just different. This video...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Lemov, Rebecca M. (Rebecca Maura)

Contents: Strange fruits and virgin births -- Running the maze -- Embracing the real -- Psychic machines -- Circle of fear and hope -- In and out of the south -- An ordinary evening in New Haven -- The biggest file -- Anthropology's laboratory -- The impossible experiment -- The real world -- Conclusion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 LEM

Summary: Includes a discussion of physical and emotional changes adolescents go through and how they cope with family and peers, as well as the major life decisions they must make as they face the uncertain future ahead of them.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This video entertains and advises viewers about handling the bullies on their block. Real-life situations, dramatizations, and discussions help viewers understand the reasoning behind a bully's behavior, specific steps to neutralize his or her power, and how to avoid becoming a victim. Practical guidelines are given for managing conflict and creating win-win results for bullies and their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Peaceful solutions to conflict are wonderful, in theory, but how do they work in the real world? Using actual case studies, this program examines conflict and conflict resolution on four different levels: global, community, workplace, and school. Applying a novel teaching approach, it features a pair of news desk anchors and four different reporters, each covering a specific conflict scenario....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: For teenagers with a particular psychological profile, traditional sports don't provide enough excitement. This ABC News program looks at the structure and chemistry of the adolescent brain and shows why certain teens develop addictions to danger-seeking thrills by leaping between rooftops, riding on top of fast-moving cars, and other outrageous pursuits. Dr. Frank Farley of Temple University-a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In a frenetic culture where skewed body image messages mislead the young and nutrition repeatedly loses out to convenience, children’s physical and psychological well-being are increasingly at risk. In response to this alarming situation, psychologist Jodi R. Galin and registered dietitian Andrea McDonough have created Growing Together, a three-part kit designed to help educators, parents,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In this provocative program, high school students offer a teen perspective on violence and its day-to-day impact at school, at home, and in the community. Opposed to the violence of which they have been a part, these young men and women speak their minds on topics including the causes of violent behavior, the effects of dysfunctional families, bullying and mob mentality, and the fear of being...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Getting kids to eat can be a constant battle for some parents, while others may be restricting their child's caloric intake to thwart weight gain. In this program childhood feeding expert Dr. Katja Rowell presents six segments that address the food-related issues facing many families with young children. Offering practical techniques that make meals pleasant for everyone at the table, the goal...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: A major part of socialization is about self-control-and age three is a critical time for a child to learn how to reign in hostility, resentment, and impulsive behavior. This program delivers a progress report on five toddlers-the public face of a much larger longitudinal study-who must now learn to manage their own feelings and actions. Can Decklan get a handle on the tantrums that, not...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: It's often difficult to determine a solution, unless you know all of the symptoms. This is especially true for parents who see their children less than does their child-care provider. In these cases, it is essential that you, as the child's primary caregiver, not only recognize their special needs, but additionally respond to them. This video describes a wide range of special needs symptoms...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Educator Dan Meyer explores the way math is taught - although he's not sure it even is. In this TEDxNYED talk, Meyer asserts that today's math curriculum leads students to expect and become habituated to paint-by-numbers class work, robbing them of a skill more important than solving problems - formulating them. Meyer demonstrates classroom-tested exercises that prompt students to stop, think,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: In part one of this program, Hedrick Smith reports on how the Alliance of Concerned Men stopped a youth gang war in Benning Terrace, a public housing project in the nation's capital that had become a war zone. Alliance members Tyrone Parker and Rico Rush, former felons with new lives and a new mission, negotiate a truce with the rival gangs that ends the killing and brings hope and new...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: You don't understand me! From generation to generation, that age-old outburst has characterized the parent/teen relationship. This program illustrates how to encourage teenage independence while using positive discipline techniques that promote taking responsibility for actions and behavior. Footage of real families is combined with expert explanations of how to use democratic discipline,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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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...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Bedtime tantrums, poor mealtime manners, whining for attention, refusing to share-all are typical behaviors in young children that can test the patience of the most devoted parent or caregiver. Filmed with real families, this program shows how to use positive discipline techniques such as timeouts and problem-solving to guide youngsters into better behavior. A pre-discipline review is also...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Violent school incidents have become a frightening American reality. This program helps teachers and staff understand their responsibilities during such situations, and provides guidelines for top-level administrators who implement crisis management training. With sensitive, realistic dramatizations of the proper responses to specific dangers-including a bomb threat, a school shooting, and a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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