Is there a treatment plan? This comprehensive resource outlines the preparation and goals for therapeutic intervention, medications and what ADHD teens, teachers and parents should know about them. Includes training programs for building attentions, social skills, organizational/study skills, and anger control.
How can you improve behavior? Dr. Flick present techniques to address non–compliance, inattention, memory difficulty, impulse control disorder, and aggression by strengthening communication, family structure and orientation, and guiding rather than directing the teens behavior. Methods include behavioral contracts, behavior penalty plans, rewards and fines, and guidelines for modifying rules and expectations.
You′ll find 15 useful appendices, with reproducible information handouts for teens, teachers, and parents. Included in a "Twelve–Step Program for Parents and Teachers of ADHD Teens," as well as reproducible "ADHD Diagnostic Checklist and Treatment Organizer."
In short, Dr. Grad Flick gives you one of the most practical and complete resources available for understanding the nature and treatment of attention deficit disorder. He helps adolescents with ADHD prepare for adulthood. He shows how to create a network of support, and he provides the most up–to–date resources for teens, teachers, counselors, and parents.
CHAPTER 1: What Is ADD/ADHD?
CHAPTER 2: Assessment Of ADHD.
CHAPTER 3: Medical And Clinical Interventions For Adolescent ADHD.
CHAPTER 4: Family Issues For Teens With ADHD.
CHAPTER 5: Educational Issues For ADHD Teens.
CHAPTER 6: Behavior Management For ADHD Teens At Home And In School.
CHAPTER 7: Social Problems Of Teens With ADHD.
CHAPTER 8: Preparing For Adulthood With ADHD.
CHAPTER 9: Network Of Support.
CHAPTER 10: Resources For Teens With ADHD.
Dr. Flick, who is currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Mississippi Regional Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach has numerous publication credits, has conducted many workshops for both parents and teachers on ADD, and has given lectures to various parent and teacher organizations on ADD and Child Management. He is the author of Power Parenting for Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Parent′s Guide for Managing Difficult Behaviors (The Center for Applied Research in Education, 1996), ADD/ADHD Behavior–Change Resource Kit (The Center for Applied Research in Education, 1997), and Managing Difficult Behavior in the Classroom: A Pocket Guide for Teachers (Seacoast Publications, 1999). He has over 28 years′ experience in both research and clinical practice with children who present attentional, learning, and/or behavioral disorders. Drs. Grad and Alma Flick have also parented a child with learning disability and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.