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Description - The One-Minute Temper Tantrum Solution by Ronald Mah

In clear and understandable language, this resource explains what happens within a child when throwing a tantrum (verbal and/or physical) or exhibiting other disruptive behaviors, and offers teachers specific guidance and directions to meet the challenge. The One-Minute Temper Tantrum Solution helps teachers assess their beliefs aboutA'and reactions toA'children's aggressive behaviors to increase awareness of their own expectations and assumptions. The author examines developmental, situational, physical, and temperamentalafactors that can ignite acting-out behavior and explores the 4 types of tantrums that are related to power, distress, despair, and stress. The book includes vignettes, easy-to-implement strategies, and chapter summaries that highlight key topics.When educators recognize what causes aggressive behaviors, theyacan respond quickly to children's needs with appropriate strategies or interventions. This practical book can also be used in conjunction with the author's 'Difficult Behavior in Early Childhood' which addresses issues underlying harmful behaviors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412957212
ISBN-10: 1412957214
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 177mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ronald Mah

Ronald Mah, an educator and licensed marriage and family therapist, has worked in early childhood education for 16 years. A credentialed elementary and secondary teacher, he is the author of Difficult Behavior in Early Childhood and The One-Minute Temper Tantrum Solution (2006 and 2008, Corwin Press). He wrote the Asian Pacific Islander Parent Education Support curriculum (DHS-San Francisco, 1996). Mah has DVDs on child development and behavior (Fixed Earth Films), and has been involved in community and high school mental health clinics, severe emotional disturbance, at-risk youth, welfare-to-work, and Head Start programs. A graduate college instructor and Board of Directors member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and of the California Kindergarten Association, Mah combines concepts, principles, and philosophy with practical techniques and guidelines for effective and productive results. Mah has a psychotherapy practice in San Leandro, California where he works with children, teens, adults, couples, and families.

Books By Ronald Mah

Difficult Behavior in Early Childhood by Ronald Mah
Paperback, July 2006