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Author Essa, Eva.

Title A practical guide to solving preschool behavior problems / Eva Essa.

Published Albany, N.Y. : Delmar Publishers, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  649.153 ESSA    AVAILABLE
Edition 4th ed.
Physical description vi, 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 11) and index.
Contents Sect. 1. Overview. Ch. 1. Introduction: How to Use this Book. Ch. 2. Setting a Positive Environment to Encourage Appropriate Behavior. Ch. 3. Why Children Misbehave. Ch. 4. Children with Special Needs. Ch. 5. Techniques for Dealing with Misbehaviors -- Sect. 2. Aggressive and Antisocial Behaviors. Ch. 6. Hitting. Ch. 7. Biting. Ch. 8. Throwing Objects at Others. Ch. 9. Hurting Others. Ch. 10. Swearing. Ch. 11. Name-Calling. Ch. 12. Nonsharing. Ch. 13. Bribery. Ch. 14. Stealing. Ch. 15. Noncompliance -- Sect. 3. Disruptive Behaviors. Ch. 16. Disrupting Group Time. Ch. 17. Leaving the Classroom. Ch. 18. Running Aimlessly Around the Classroom. Ch. 19. Shouting in the Classroom. Ch. 20. Dropping Objects to Create Noise -- Sect. 4. Destructive Behaviors. Ch. 21. Tearing Books. Ch. 22. Breaking Toys. Ch. 23. Flushing Objects Down the Toilet. Ch. 24. Wasting Paper. Ch. 25. Destroying the Work of Others -- Sect. 5. Emotional and Dependent Behaviors. Ch. 26. Crying.
Ch. 27. Throwing Tantrums. Ch. 28. Pouting. Ch. 29. Baby Talk. Ch. 30. Thumb Sucking. Ch. 31. Pant Wetting. Ch. 32. Clinging. Ch. 33. Seeking Attention. Ch. 34. Whining. Ch. 35. Self-Stimulation -- Sect. 6. Participation in Social and School Activities. Ch. 36. Nonparticipation in Activities. Ch. 37. Nonparticipation in Social Play. Ch. 38. Shyness at Group Time. Ch. 39. Playing with Only One Toy. Ch. 40. Infrequent Large-Muscle Activity. Ch. 41. Infrequent Dramatic-Play Participation. Ch. 42. Talking Infrequently. Ch. 43. Short Attention Span -- Sect. 7. Eating Behaviors. Ch. 44. Finicky Eating. Ch. 45. Overeating. Ch. 46. Messy Eating -- Sect. 8. Multiple Problem Behaviors. Ch. 47. Dealing with Multiple Problems -- Sect. 9. Record Keeping. Ch. 48. Keeping Track of Behavior.
Subject Problem children -- Education (Preschool)
Behavior disorders in children.
Social learning.
ISBN 0766800334