Über den Autor
James E. Levine is director of James Levine & Associates, a multidisciplinary company in Western Massachusetts that specializes in helping children with developmental, psychological, and behavioral concerns. He is a graduate of Smith College for Social Work and Simmons College. In addition to his psychotherapy practice, he has been a graduate program adjunct faculty member at Smith College and Simmons College.
Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Stop, Look, and Listen: Understanding Behavior and the Significance of Relationships Chapter 3 Common Mental Health Diagnoses: How They Impact Children Chapter 4 Translating the Notions of Meaning and Relationship: Helping Strategies in Action (Or the Twenty-six Commandments) Chapter 5 Constructing Behavioral Interventions: Why We Need More Than a Template Chapter 6 The Nut and Bolts: Developing, Introducing, and Implementing the Behavioral Model Chapter 7 Case Studies Chapter 8 Going Forward
Step by step, Levine, a clinical social worker experienced as a consultant to dozens of schools, helps us take the astute advice cited in one children's song we've all heard: 'stop, look, and listen, ' to first understand the behavior of challenging children. He prompts the reader to question the causes of problematic behavior