Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2018

192 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190662059

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Helping School Refusing Children and Their Parents

A Guide for School-Based Professionals

Second Edition

Christopher A. Kearney

  • Provides recommendations for a multi-tiered approach to school absenteeism
  • Describes interventions that are time-limited and school-friendly
  • Interventions have strong empirical support
  • Includes reproducible handouts and worksheets

New to this Edition:

  • Fully expanded to offer recommendations for intervention (Tier 1), problematic (Tier 2), and chronic (Tier 3) school refusal behavior
  • Provides a stronger focus on developmental considerations
  • An expanded chapter on special topics and unique challenges with respect to problematic absenteeism

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