Lost & Found: Helping Behaviorally Challenging Students (and While You're At It, All the Others)
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- Age(s): Ages 4-7 Adult All Ages Ages 14-18 Ages 11-13 Young Adult Ages 8-10
- Pages: 224
- Format: Paperback
- ISBN: 9781118898574
Lost and Found is a follow-up to Dr. Ross Greene's landmark works, The Explosive Child and Lost at School, providing educators with highly practical, explicit guidance on implementing his Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) Problem Solving model with behaviorally-challenging students.
While the first two books described Dr. Greene's positive, constructive approach and described implementation on a macro level, this useful guide provides the details of hands-on CPS implementation by those who interact with these children every day. Readers will learn how to incorporate students' input in understanding the factors making it difficult for them to meet expectations and in generating mutually satisfactory solutions. Specific strategies, sample dialogues, and time-tested advice help educators implement these techniques immediately.
The groundbreaking CPS approach has been a revelation for parents and educators of behaviorally-challenging children. This book gives educators the concrete guidance they need to immediately begin working more effectively with these students:
- Implement CPS one-on-one or with an entire class
- Work collaboratively with students to solve problems
- Study sample dialogues of CPS in action
- Change the way difficult students are treated
The discipline systems used in K-12 schools are obsolete, and aren't working for the kids to whom they're most often applied – those with behavioral challenges. Lost and Found provides a roadmap to a different paradigm, helping educators radically transform the way they go about helping their most challenging students.
"Dealing with challenging behaviors? The first goal is to alter your lenses, to understand that challenging behavior is the result of lagging skills. The second is ti start solving problems together and teach those skills. Lost and Found is a must read."