The Creative Coaching Support Group has been comprehensively field tested and won the 1997 Texas Counseling Association Writers Award. This book contains easy-to-follow activities, games and hints on how to lead a successful support group for children with attention disorders. Using a sports theme throughout, this highly motivating resource offers a large and unique collection of new ideas.
This book is useful to anyone working with ADD or ADHD youth, and includes the following:
- Detailed outlines for 50 engaging and very motivating activities for small groups of elementary aged children
- Innovative, experiential ideas to enhance parent-child interaction
- Information sheets that allow teachers and parents to reinforce skills that students practice in weekly group sessions
- Support material to help professionals understand various aspects of ADHD. Topics include ADHD characteristics, theories, research, treatment plans, medications, suggested education accommodations and behavioral contracting strategies
Author: Nancy McDougall and Janet Roper