Understanding the Defiant Child
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*How to distinguish ODD from milder forms of misbehavior
*Long-term outcomes for defiant children
*The relationship between ODD and ADHD
*What can be done to help children and families
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.
-Parents will find it easy to identify with the experiences of the subjects in the video....Would be a worthwhile addition to the video library of any clinic or clinician working regularly with parent groups in child management training. Individual clinicians will find the video a helpful means of imparting good quality information to parents.--Canadian Child Psychiatry Review, 10/24/2006ƒƒOf interest to both parents and educators.--Booklist, 10/24/2006Russell Barkley's new videotapes on children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) are a major step forward in the treatment of this difficult disability. They provide a basic understanding of ODD and proven interventions for its management. The information is practical, research validated, and very useful for clinicians, educators, and parents. A 'must' for anyone providing services to noncompliant, argumentative, and aggressive children.--William R. Jenson, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Utah; Author of the Tough Kid Book