"The information and strategies presented in this book are rich in providing parents with answers to many of their 'why' and 'how questions. Parents will come away understanding the nature of their child's school refusal problem, the factors contributing to the problem, and effective strategies for returning their child to school in a positive and productive manner."
--Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., ABPP
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Columbia University
Using his research background as well as his years of clinical experience, Dr. Kearney describes the bariety of reasons that drive school refusal behavior in youth and then provides clear and effective solutions for each type of problem. Parents struggling mightily to get their child to go to and stay in school will welcome Dr. Kearney's advice."
"Written by one of the leading experts in this area, this book is a must-read for parents of children who are reluctant or refuse to attend school."
--Patricia M. DiBartolo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Smith College
--Cynthia G. Last, Ph.D.
Author of Help for Worried Kids