DescriptionHelp your adolescent clients develop the skills they need to work through their problems
The Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner II provides you with an array of ready-to-use, between-session assignments designed to fit virtually every therapeutic mode.
This easy-to-use sourcebook features:
- 72 ready-to-copy exercises covering the most common issues encountered by adolescent clients
- A quick-reference format-the interactive assignments are grouped by behavioral problem, such as anger management, blended family conflicts, low self-esteem, chemical dependence, eating disorders, sexual acting out, adoption issues, and more
- Assignments that are cross-referenced to The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Third Edition—so you can quickly identify the right exercise for a given situation or behavioral problem
- A CD-ROM that contains all the exercises in a word-processing format—allowing you to customize them to suit you and your clients' unique styles and needs
SECTION I—Academic Underachievement.
Exercise I.A: Attitudes about Homework.
Exercise I.B: Identify Steps to Improve School Performance.
Exercise II.A: Beginning a Search for Birth Parents.
Exercise II.B: Considering a Search for Birth Parents.
Exercise II.C: My Child's Search for Birth Parents.
SECTION III—Anger Management.
Exercise III.A: Anger Checklist.
Exercise III.B: Recognize the Early Signs of Anger.
Exercise IV.A: Tools for Anxiety.
Exercise IV.B: What Makes Me Anxious.
SECTION V—Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Exercise V.A: Channel Your Energy in a Positive Direction.
Exercise V.B: Evaluating Medication Effects.
Exercise V.C: Frustrating Symptoms of ADHD.
SECTION VI—Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
Exercise VI.A: Moving toward Independence.
Exercise VI.B: Progress: Past, Present, and Future.
SECTION VII—Blended Family.
Exercise VII.A: Assessing the Fami ly-Present and Future.
Exercise VII.B: Interaction as a Family.
SECTION VIII—Chemical Dependence.
Exercise VIII.A: Saying Goodbye to My Drug.
Exercise VIII.B: The Many Changes Necessary for Recovery.
Section IX—Conduct Disorder/Delinquency.
Exercise IX.A: Catch Your Teen Being Responsible.
Exercise IX.B: How My Behavior Hurts Others.
Exercise IX.C: Letter to Absent or Uninvolved Parent.
Exercise X.A: Home, School, and Community Activities I Enjoyed.
Exercise X.B: Overcoming Helplessness and Hopelessness.
Section XI—Divorce Reaction.
Exercise XI.A: Impact of Parents' Separation/Divorce.
Exercise XI.B: My Thoughts, Feelings, and Beliefs about Divorce.
Exercise XI.C: Stop the Fighting.
Section XII—Eating Disorder.
Exercise XII.A: Body Image.
Exercise XII.B: Plan and Eat a Meal.
Section XIII—Grief/Loss Unresolved.
Exercise XIII.A: Honoring the Anniversary of the Loss.
Exercise XIII.B: Memorial Collage.
Exercise XIII.C: Moving Closer to Resolution.
Section XIV—Low Self-Esteem.
Exercise XIV.A: Maintaining Your Self-Esteem.
Exercise XIV.B: Recognizing Your Abilities, Traits, and Accomplishments.
Exercise XV.A: Medication Resistance.
Exercise XV.B: Mood Disorders Symptom List.
Section XVI—Medical Condition.
Exercise XVI.A: Attitudes about Medication or Medical Treatment.
Exercise XVI.B: Coping with Your Illness.
Section XVII—Mental Retardation.
Exercise XVII.A: Hopes and Dreams for Your Child.
Exercise XVII.B: Supportive Services for Your Child.
Section XVIII—Negative Peer Influences.
Exercise XVIII.A: Reasons for Negative Peer Group Involvement.
Exercise XVIII.B: Resist Negative Peer Group Influences.
Section XIX—Oppositional Defiant Disorder.
Exercise XIX.A: Changing School Rules.
Exercise XIX.B: Cooperative Activity.
Exercise XX.A: Parenting Report Card.
Exercise XX.B: Parents Understand the Roots of Their Parenting Methods.
Section XXI—Peer/Sibling Conflict.
Exercise XXI.A: How Parents Respond to Sibling Rivalry.
Exercise XXI.B: Why I Fight with My Peers.
Section XXII—Physical/Emotional Abuse Victim.
Exercise XXII.A: Identify the Nature of the Abuse.
Exercise XXII.B: Self-Esteem Before, During, and After Abuse.
Section XXIII—Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Exercise XXIII.A: Describe Your PTSD Symptoms.
Exercise XXIII.B: Describe the Trauma and Your Feelings.
Exercise XXIV.A: Describe Your Hallucinations.
Exercise XXIV.B: My Irrational Thoughts.
Exercise XXV.A: Another Place to Live.
Exercise XXV.B: Describe Life on the Run.
Section XXVI—School Violence.
Exercise XXVI.A: Plan and Evaluate a Family Activity.
Exercise XXVI.B: Reasons for Rage.
Section XXVII—Sexual Abuse Perpetrator.
Exercise XXVII.A: Celebrity Style Interview.
Exercise XXVII.B: Evaluating My Treatment Progress.
Section XXVIII—Sexual Abuse Victim.
Exercise XXVIII.A: Denial within the Family.
Exercise XXVIII.B: Negative Effects of the Abuse.
Exercise XXVIII.C: Perpetrator Apology to the Victim.
Section XXIX—Sexual Acting Out.
Exercise XXIX.A: Pros and Cons of Having Sex.
Exercise XXIX.B: Relationship between Sex and Emotional Needs.
Section XXX—Sexual Identity Confusion.
Exercise XXX.A: Disclosing Homosexual Orientation.
Exercise XXX.B: Which Gender Attracts You?
Section XXXI—Social Phobia/Shyness.
Exercise XXXI.A: Develop Conversational Skills.
Exercise XXXI.B: Observe Positive Social Behaviors.
Section XXXII—Specific Phobia.
Exercise XXXII.A: Finding a Strategy to Minimize My Fear.
Exercise XXXII.B: Parent's Response to Child's Phobia.
Section XXXIII—Suicidal Ideation.
Exercise XXXIII.A: Painful Effects of Suicide.
Exercise XXXIII.B: Past and Present Hurt-Hope for the Future.
Appendix: Alternate Assignments for Presenting Problems.
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