Smart but Scattered Teens: The “Executive Skills” Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

Smart but Scattered Teens: The Author Richard Guare PhD
ISBN-10 1609182294
ISBN-13 9781609182298
Year 2012-12-17
Pages 293
Language English
Publisher The Guilford Press
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I told you I ll do it later I forgot to turn in the stupid application Could you drive me to school I missed the bus again I can t walk the dog I have too much homework If you re the parent of a smart but scattered teen trying to help him or her grow into a self sufficient responsible adult may feel like a never ending battle Now you have an alternative to micromanaging cajoling or ineffective punishments This positive guide provides a science based program for promoting teens independence by building their executive skills the fundamental brain based abilities needed to get organized stay focused and control impulses and emotions Executive skills experts Drs Richard Guare and Peg Dawson are joined by Colin Guare a young adult who has successfully faced these issues himself Learn step by step strategies to help your teen live up to his or her potential now and in the future while making your relationship stronger Helpful worksheets and forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1 2 x 11 size See also the authors Smart but Scattered with a focus on 4 to 13 year olds and their self help guide for adults Plus Work Smart Academic Planner Write It Down Get It Done designed for middle and high school students to use in conjunction with coaching and related titles for professionals Winner Third Place American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award Consumer Health Category

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