About the authors.
PART I: DISRUPTION BY THE CHILD.
1. Disruption in the home: Children in control – children out of control.
Consequences of the conduct disorders.
Risks and protective processes: the early history.
Developmental pathways and transmission of conduct disorders.
Restoring the balance.
2. Disruption in the foster home.
The break-up of children’s families.
The breakdown of fostering placements.
The concept of attachment.
3. Disruption in the classroom.
The influence of school life.
The consultation (triadic) model.
PART II: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: PRINCIPLES OF ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING.
4. Behavioural parent training.
5. Orientation to the Child-Wise behaviour management programme.
Possible remedies to overcome resistance.
Notes on the courses.
PART III: COURSES.
6. The Child-Wise behaviour management course.
Session 1: Introduction to the course.
Session 2: Children’s needs.
Session 3: Play as ‘special’ (quality) time.
Session 4: Effective praise.
Session 5: Tangible and social rewards.
Session 6: ‘It’s as simple as ABC!’.
Session 7: Discipline.
Session 8: Ignoring and time-out.
Session 9: Removing rewards and privileges.
Session 10: Caring for yourself.
Session 11: Booster session.
7. The individual behaviour management course.
The Child-Wise home-based version.
Advantages of the home-based individual approach.
8. Using the Child-Wise course with special needs children.
Interventions – modifying antecedents.
9. The foster parents’ behaviour management course.
Session 1: Introduction.
Session 2: Behavioural change.
Session 3: The modification of behaviour.
Session 4: Rehearsing behavioural strategies.
Session 5: Booster session.
Appendix I: Issues for discussion and reminder handouts.
Appendix II: Course evaluation forms.
Appendix III: Child-Wise selection interview.
Appendix IV: Background to the Child-Wise course.