Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Young Children, Second Edition: Effective Interventions in the Preschool and Kindergarten Years

Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Young Children, Second Edition: Effective Interventions in the Preschool and Kindergarten Years

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Presenting interventions that are practical, effective, and easy to implement in educational and clinical settings, this book addresses the most frequently encountered emotional and behavioral problems in 3- to 6-year-olds. Strategies for collaborating with parents are emphasized. Practitioners are taken step by step through assessing and treating conduct problems, anxiety and other internalizing problems, and everyday concerns involving toileting, eating, and sleep. User-friendly features include 36 reproducible parent handouts, assessment forms, and other clinical tools; the print book has a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

New to This Edition
*Reflects over a decade of research advances, plus new assessments and interventions.
*Updated for DSM-5.
*Chapter on intervention within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS).
*Chapter on referral procedures for complex problems.
*Mindfulness techniques for both parents and children.
*Cutting-edge ways to use acceptance and commitment therapy principles and motivational interviewing with parents.
*23 new or revised reproducible tools.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462529360
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 01/13/2017
Series: The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 925,472
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 4 - 5 Years

About the Author

Melissa L. Holland, PhD, is Assistant Professor of School Psychology at California State University, Sacramento, and has a private practice specializing in work with children, adolescents, and their families. She previously worked in mental health clinics; community, child, and family agencies; a major medical center; and a Head Start program providing assessment and intervention services to children and their families. Her publications focus on the emotional health of children. Dr. Holland also presents workshops at regional and national conferences on children’s mental health and consults in schools on social-emotional learning and the use of mindfulness and cognitive and behavioral strategies with students.
Jessica Malmberg, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Malmberg provides outpatient behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and families presenting with a wide spectrum of behavioral health disorders within the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Her research, clinical work, and publications focus on disruptive behavior disorders, parenting interventions, pediatric psychology (particularly chronic pain conditions and functional disorders), and program development pertaining to preventative and transdiagnostic approaches to pediatric behavioral health.
Gretchen Gimpel Peacock, PhD is Professor and Department Head of Psychology at Utah State University. She served as program director of the School Psychology Program from 1997 to 2009. Her research, publications, and professional presentations focus on child behavior problems and associated family issues, as well as professional issues in school psychology. She serves on the editorial advisory boards of several school psychology and related journals. Dr. Gimpel Peacock is coauthor of School Psychology for the Twenty-First Century, Second Edition, and Emotional and Behavioral Problems of Young Children, Second Edition, and coeditor of Practical Handbook of School Psychology, among other books.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Problems of Young Children
2. Assessment of Mental Health Issues
3. Treatment of Externalizing/Conduct Problems
4. Treatment of Internalizing Problems
5. Managing and Preventing Everyday Problems
6. Academic and Behavioral Interventions and Supports in the Classroom
7. Referral Issues and Conclusion

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