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(p. 191) Preventing Slips and Relapse 

(p. 191) Preventing Slips and Relapse
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(p. 191) Preventing Slips and Relapse
Author(s):

Christopher A. Kearney

and Anne Marie Albano

DOI:
10.1093/med-psych/9780190604080.003.0008
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date: 11 December 2018

Chapter 8 describes slips and relapse and provides an overview of how to help children and families prevent a return to school refusal behavior. Activities to help with relapse prevention include taking photographs of the child during in vivo exposure practices; creating a poster, journal, or storybook of the child’s accomplishments using photographs of the child’s exposures; and asking the child’s help in producing a video “commercial” aimed at teaching other children how to overcome the problem of school refusal behavior. Special circumstances such as how to handle long breaks from school (like summer vacation) and starting a new school are discussed. For children with chronic or extremely severe school refusal behavior, relapse prevention can be challenging. Sample relapse prevention reminders for families are provided.

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