Cognitive problem-solving skills training (CPSST) attempts to decrease a child's inappropriate or disruptive behaviors by teaching the child new skills for approaching situations that previously provoked negative behavior.
Using both cognitive and behavioral techniques and focusing on the child more than on the parents or the family unit, CPSST helps the child gain the ability to self-manage thoughts and feelings and interact appropriately with others by developing new perspectives and solutions.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation — Progressive Muscle Relaxation: This tool includes a link to a 12-minute audio which can be used to guide clients through progressive muscle relaxation.
It also includes a chart to help a person develop the habit of spending time each day practicing relaxation. (0215) Emotions Card Game — The Emotions Card Game is designed to help teach a variety of skills to children and teens related to awareness of emotions and problem-solving.
(anxiety, trichotillomania, habits, 0219) Reducing Your Self-Consciousness in Social Situations — This worksheet is designed to help people with social anxiety overcome their self-consciousness in social situations.
It is designed to help people pay attention to what is happening around them rather than just on their inner experiences.Oxford University Press makes no representation, express or implied, that the drug dosages in this book are correct.Readers must therefore always check the product information and clinical procedures with the most up to date published product information and data sheets provided by the manufacturers and the most recent codes of conduct and safety regulations.The behavioral repertoire is the range of ways of behaving that an individual possesses.In children with conduct disorder , intermittent explosive disorder , oppositional-defiant disorder , antisocial behaviors, aggressive acting-out, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with disruptive behavior, the number of ways of interpreting reality and responding to the world are limited and involve negative responses.The cards are intended to be used in a flexible manner.The instructions describe four different games than can be played.Recommended for anyone going through a difficult time, but particularly for people who are anxious or depressed.A positive attitude is an important part of good mental health.The worksheet can help people see that we can read the non-verbal communication of others, and then respond appropriately.PDF (0216, non-verbal communication, body language, Asperger’s Syndrome, social skills) Give Yourself A Compliment — This simple technique asks people to think about something positive they did each day and give themselves a compliment.