Many parents find getting their child to school in the morning a challenge. If your child consistently pleads with you to let him stay home from school, if she skips school or is often late ...
Many parents find getting their child to school in the morning a challenge. If your child consistently pleads with you to let him stay home from school, if she skips school or is often late to school, if his morning routine is fraught with misbehaviors, or if she exhibits signs of distress and anxiety related school attendance, this book can help. Getting Your Child Back to School: A Parent’s Guide to Solving School Attendance Problems
is designed to help address your child’s school attendance problems in the early stages. This guide helps identify different school attendance problems and provides step-by-step instructions to help solve the problem and learn different techniques for getting your child to school, including monitoring your child’s behavior, working with school officials, practicing enhanced relaxation, changing your child’s distressed thoughts about school, establishing a clear and predictable morning routine, setting up a system of rewards for going to school, handling inappropriate behaviors, writing clear agreements, and helping your child decline offers to miss school. Suggestions are made for preventing attendance problems in the future, dealing with special circumstances, addressing severe attendance problems, and handling extended time periods out of school. Easy to read and filled with concrete strategies, this book is the first of its kind to educate parents and arm them with tools needed to resolve their child’s school attendance problem. The book covers severe attendance problems and suggestions for families who must endure an extended period of time out of school due to school shutdowns. ...Less