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  • Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
  • By: Ross W. Greene PhD
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (39 ratings)

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By: Ross W. Greene PhD
Narrated by: Nick Podehl
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Publisher's Summary

From the renowned authority on education and parenting, "an in-depth approach to aid parents and teachers to work together with behaviorally challenging students" (Publishers Weekly) - now revised and updated.

School discipline is broken. Too often, the kids who need our help the most are viewed as disrespectful, out of control, and beyond help, and are often the recipients of our most ineffective, most punitive interventions. These students - and their parents, teachers, and administrators - are frustrated and desperate for answers.

Dr. Ross W. Greene, author of the acclaimed book The Explosive Child, offers educators and parents a different framework for understanding challenging behavior. Dr. Greene's Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) approach helps adults focus on the true factors contributing to challenging classroom behaviors, empowering educators to address these factors and create helping relationships with their most at-risk kids.

This revised and updated edition of Lost at School contains the latest refinements to Dr. Greene's CPS model, including enhanced methods for solving problems collaboratively, improving communication, and building relationships with kids.

Dr. Greene's lively, compelling narrative includes:

  • Tools to identify the problems and lagging skills causing challenging behavior
  • Explicit guidance on how to radically improve interactions with challenging kids and reduce challenging episodes - along with many examples showing how it's done
  • Practical guidance for successful planning and collaboration among educators, parents, and kids

Backed by years of experience and research and written with a powerful sense of hope and achievable change, Lost at School gives teachers and parents the realistic strategies and information to impact the classroom experience of every challenging kid (and their classmates).

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2014 Ross W. Greene (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. Excerpt from “Across the Great Divide” by Kate Wolf © Another Sundown Publishing Company, used with permission.

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Fantastic book for anyone who works with children.

I find myself talking about this book a lot. Made me rethink my ideas.

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Highly recommend

Very informative and enjoyable to listen to. Loved the realistic scenarios and practical strategies. I listened to this book at x90 speed to absorb the valuable content. Highly recommend for teachers working with challenging kids.

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Brilliant

A groundbreaking philosophy and approach to behaviourally challenging kids that is so desperately needed in our schools, homes and society.

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A must read for all teachers

This books gives some extremely practical examples along with the theory behind it. I will be reading over again and sharing it with those in the classroom.

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Highly recommend

This is a must read for every teacher or adult working with children. Great insight!! I am inspired.

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Very inspiring!

Loved all the helpful example stories along the way to build the sense of how the model works and how to implement it in the classroom.

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Paradigm shifting

I LOVED it and have recommended it to my colleagues and to my friends who have children and anyone I know that works with children. I had read 'The Explosive Child' first and this definitely gave practical strategies to embed and a formula to follow to engage in the collaborative proactive solutions with others.

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Collaboration

Get all involved and that’s what matters most. That will summarise the book in a nutshell shell

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Excellent useful strategies

This book was really useful and super easy to follow with practical strategies. I’ll definitely be re reading.thanks so much.

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