10 Cognitive Process Correction

  Clinical Prompt For use AFTER the protocol is learned Assessment – Functional Cognitive Behavior Assessment with a Community Assessment/Support Team Engagement – gain the confidence of the child and get the sanction to proceed. Psychoeducation...

15 Reactive Attachment Disorder

INTRODUCTION “Unattached children…have an uncanny ability to appear attractive, bright, loving . . . helpless, hopeless, lost . . . or promising, creative, and intelligent, as may suit their needs at the time. Therefore, strangers, helpful neighbors, even...

16 Choice & Reality

Assumptions of Rational Choice Theory Humans are purposive and goal oriented. Humans have sets of hierarchically ordered preferences, or utilities. In choosing lines of behavior, humans make rational calculations with respect to: the utility of alternative lines of...

17 Procrastination

PROCRASTINATION “Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.” Don Herold INTRODUCTION Procrastination comes from the Latin ‘pro’, meaning “forward, forth, or in favor of”, and ‘crastinus’, meaning “of...

18 Executive Dysfunction

INTRODUCTION Parents and teachers are often baffled when students, including those who are intellectually gifted, teeter on the brink of school failure. Recently researchers may have solved part of this challenging puzzle by identifying deficits in critical cognitive...