Management of Maladaptive Behavior of a Severely Burned Child
- Application of Choice Theory with a Student Whose Parent is Incarcerated: A Qualitative Case Study. Shillingford, M. Ann; Edwards, Oliver W. // International Journal of Reality Therapy;Fall2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p41
Substantial numbers of persons are incarcerated in countries around the world. Many prisoners are parents, and incarceration prevents them from functioning as the primary caregivers for their children. Children of prisoners are said to experience academic, behavioral, and social problems in...
- SURVEILLANCE Raises Handwashing Rates. // AARC Times;Oct2014, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p58
The article discusses a research study published in the issue of the "BMJ Quality & Safety Journal," which suggested that surveillance increases handwashing rates among health care workers at inpatient units in hospitals.
- A Model for Training Foster Parents in Behavior Modification Techniques. Penn, John V. // Child Welfare;Mar78, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p175
The article describes a training program for foster parents that involved the implementation of behavior modification techniques resulting to measurable gains in parenting and management of children. According to the author, the program was applied by a foster parent group after its successful...
- Behaviour management in the classroom. Faber, Krista // British Journal of School Nursing;Feb2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p50
The article offers the author's insights on how school nurses can manage student behaviour in personal, social and health education (PSHE) classes. She says that school nurses must first be familiarized with the behaviour policy of the school towards students. She cites that gaining respect from...
- Effective engagement through intensive interaction. Sharma, Vishal; Firth, Graham // Learning Disability Practice;Nov2012, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p20
This article reviews research on the effects of intensive interaction (II) on the conduct, health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities who exhibit severe challenging behaviour, and on the wellbeing of their carers. The authors conclude that II can benefit clients, carers and staff,...
- EFFECTS OF A BEHAVIORAL SUPERVISION MODEL ON CNA BEHAVIORAL SKILLS USE. Stevens, A. B.; Burgio, L. D.; Burgio, K. L.; Paul, P. B.; Tanner, D. L.; Driver, D. J. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p325
This paper will update findings from a NINR-funded study utilizing a formal system of staff management for motivating Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to employ behavior management skills for resident problem behaviors in the nursing home (NH). After inservice and hands-on training in...
- HEALTH. Strong, Mark // Advocate;Feb2011, Issue 1046, p46
The article offers advice for keeping New Year resolutions such as starting small by making one resolution at a time into a regular habit, using the author's SMART method for goal setting, and rewarding oneself for achievements.
- Coach away bad habits. // BRW;4/22/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p39
The article offers information on coaching as a way to change staff behavior by helping them to be aware of their behavior that affects their effectiveness in their work.
- Mental Health, Fast and Cheap. Gray, Patricia B. // Money;Jun2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p44
The article discusses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a short-term treatment program aimed at providing relief from unwanted thoughts and behavior. CBT is becoming increasingly popular with psychiatrists and insurance companies. A year's treatment involves 16 sessions at around $100 each....