Managing the Defiant Child: A Guide to Parent Training

Managing the Defiant Child: A Guide to Parent Training

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Childhood defiance is the most common complaint of parents seeking professional help for their children. From Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) expert Russell A. Barkley, this informative video brings to life a proven approach to behavior management. The program includes vignettes from actual parent training sessions led by Dr. Gwen Edwards. Viewers gain a clear picture of:
*Specific steps that can improve the parent-child relationship
*Why interactions with kids are a "two-way street"
*Effective incentive systems for motivating children
*How parent training works for ODD

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593854201
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 10/24/2006
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is


Parents coping with the challenges of a defiant child; teachers and other school professionals; mental health professionals and graduate students. Suitable for viewing by parent groups. Suitable for viewing in graduate-level courses and seminars.

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