Oregon Social Learning Center News

August 5, 2014

OFF ROAD PARENTING

Whether you are raising foster, adopted or birth children, this parenting approach will give you the tools and the techniques to help change a child’s undesirable, problem behavior. The practical handbook describes in detail what you need to know; the DVD offers the opportunity to practice what you’ve learned. This curriculum helps foster, adoptive, step […]

STUDY SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

Many students have trouble developing the necessary organizational skills and self-discipline required to successfully complete homework assignments. Study Skills for Success is designed to engage the student and his or her parents and teachers in a cooperative effort to get the student back on track in school. The program is appropriate for use with children […]

GROWING OPPORTUNITIES, A Social Learning Approach

This video-based family enrichment course is a preventive program for parents facing the normal challenges of raising children. Two different versions are available: one for parents of preschool children (ages 2-5) and another for parents of school-age children (ages 6-10). The basic skill areas presented in each tape are the same, with relevant age-appropriate techniques […]

FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE CARE SITUATIONS

Effective foster and adoptive parenting demands experience and practice. This video presents ten realistic situations that many foster and adoptive parents face. Vignettes dramatize typical behavior problems, such as anger, stealing, bad manners, and inappropriate sexual behavior. Trainers have the opportunity to pause the tape and discuss each situation. (Publisher: Northwest Media, Eugene, OR. Date: […]

TREATING CHRONIC JUVENILE OFFENDERS: ADVANCES MADE THROUGH THE OREGON MULTIDIMENSIONAL TREATMENT FOSTER CARE MODEL

Treating Chronic Juvenile Offenders presents several promising methods for treating chronic juvenile offenders proven to be effective in reducing juvenile crime. The book features the Oregon Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care Program, which has emerged as an intervention model for chronic juvenile offenders who are already placed out of the home, typically incarcerated in residential treatment […]

AGGRESSIVE AND DEFIANT BEHAVIOR: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies for the Conduct Disorders (2nd Edition)

This book reviews the scientific literature on the conduct disorders and presents the information in an easy-to-access manner. The development, prevalence, and prognosis for the conduct disorders are discussed, as are the most scientifically-sound methods for assessing problem behaviors. “Best practices” treatment methods are detailed, and available treatment outcome data is discussed. The final chapter […]

ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN SCHOOLS: Strategies and Best Practices

This book reviews practical strategies for preventing and remediating antisocial behavior in the school setting. Strategies are presented to: design an optimally effective classroom environment; establish a schoolwide discipline plan; manage teacher-student interactions effectively; conduct social skills training for entire classrooms of students; involve parents; identify students at risk for developing antisocial behavior patterns; develop […]

THE ACTING OUT CHILD: Coping With Classroom Disruption

This book is a synthesis of decades of practical and theoretical knowledge about students who disrupt the school environment. The book offers teachers strategies for managing and remediating disruptive behavior. Specifically, this reference defines acting-out behavior in the school setting, describes in detail effective techniques for handling these behaviors, and illustrates practical interventions for teachers, […]

A Social Interactional Approach, Volume 5: FAMILY CONNECTIONS: A TREATMENT FOSTER CARE MODEL FOR DELINQUENT YOUTH

This book details the Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) program, designed for youths with a history of chronic delinquency who are at risk for placement in state training schools. In the program, a youth is placed with two trained and supervised foster parents for 6 to 12 months, and the youth’s parents participate in family […]

Success Intervention Series: SUCCESS USING CONTINGENCIES TO CREATE EFFECTIVE SOCIAL SKILLS FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

The four intervention packages in the SUCCESS series have been researched extensively, and the programs are quite successful in reducing negative child behaviors in the school setting. CLASS (Contingencies for Learning Academic and Social Skills) is a classroom management program for elementary students with acting-out behavior. RECESS (Reprogramming Environmental Contingencies for Effective Social Skills) is […]

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