Delivers the most comprehensive information available for APNs on dealing with child behavioral and parenting challenges Front-line nurse practitioners are increasingly required to assess, identify, manage, and refer the complex and often significant childhood behavioral challenges occurring among children and adolescents. This authoritative and comprehensive behavior management reference provides nursing health care providers and students with the evidence-based information and strategies they need to identify and appropriately intervene with such behavioral challenges and to assist parents in dealing appropriately and effectively with their child.
Program 1. Helping children deal with their feelings -- Program 2. Engaging cooperation -- Program 3. Alternatives to punishment -- Program 4. Encouraging autonomy -- Program 5. Praise -- Program 6. Freeing children from playing roles.
Includes clinical examples from an infant psychiatry service in Switzerland, from a psychologist in Africa and from the roughest sections of Newark. Also included are a clinician with infants and parents in an affluent suburb of Chicago and in rural Maine
Contents: pt. 1. Opportunities for intervention -- pt. 2. Principles of intervention -- pt. 3. Issues in clinical infant mental health
Editorâ€™s foreword -- Living outside of the box : lesbian couples with children conceived through the use of anonymous donor insemination / Karen C. Kranz and Judith C. Daniluk -- Redefining the nuclear family : an exploration of resiliency in lesbian parents / A. Cassandra Gol -- Application of feminist therapy : promoting resiliency among lesbian and gay families / Charles Negy, Cliff McKinney -- Intimate violence among lesbian couples : emerging data and critical needs / Bette Speziale, Cynthia Ring -- Exploring a communityâ€™s response to lesbian domestic violence through the voices of providers : a qualitative study / Suzanne R. Merlis, Deanna Linville -- A feminist perspective of resilience in lesbian couples / Colleen M. Connolly -- Reflection : "girls canâ€™t marry other girls" / Lisa Giddings