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- DescriptionThis indispensable manual presents an easy-to-implement intervention with proven effectiveness for children with ADHD in grades 3 to 5. Organizational skills training helps kids develop essential skill sets for organizing school materials, tracking assignments, and completing homework and other tasks successfully. Clinicians are provided with detailed session-by-session instructions and all of the tools needed to implement the program in collaboration with parents and teachers. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes nearly 100 reproducible handouts and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
- Author BiographyRichard Gallagher, PhD, is Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and of Psychiatry at New York University (NYU) and Director of Special Projects at the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Gallagher is a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist. He has been treating and evaluating children for over 30 years, has played roles in developing training programs for child and adolescent psychologists and psychiatrists, and has numerous presentations and publications on clinical research to his credit. With Howard B. Abikoff, Dr. Gallagher coauthored the research manual on which this book is based, as well as the Children's Organizational Skills Scale. Howard B. Abikoff, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Previously, he was the Pevaroff Cohn Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry at NYU and Director of the Institute for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. For more than 40 years, his work has centered on the development and evaluation of assessment measures and treatments for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Dr. Abikoff has published over 165 papers, chapters, and reviews, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous psychology and psychiatry journals. With Richard Gallagher, Dr. Abikoff coauthored the research manual on which this book is based, as well as the Children's Organizational Skills Scale. Elana G. Spira, PhD, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center. As a child behavior therapist at the NYU Child Study Center, she provided Organizational Skills Training to children and parents in all five years of the research study on which this manual is based. Dr. Spira is an Adjunct Lecturer at the NYU Silver School of Social Work, where she teaches courses in research methods and program evaluation. She has published papers in prominent journals on emergent literacy and behavior problems in early childhood and has presented workshops on the development of executive functions and organizational skills, behavior management techniques, ADHD, and emergent literacy for teachers, parents, and mental health professionals. Dr. Spira is Director of Research and Evaluation at Westchester Jewish Community Services, a leading social service agency in Westchester County, New York.
- Author(s)Elana G. Spira,Howard B. Abikoff,Richard Gallagher
- PublisherGuilford Publications
- Date of Publication10/04/2013
- SubjectPsychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGuilford Publications
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight898 g
- Width266 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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