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Before It's Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble and What Parents Can Do

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About the Course:

Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. Dr. Samenow discusses the difficult subject of “problem children” with compassion, reassurance, and clarity. He offers concerned parents and professionals instructive insight into the personality of antisocial children and gives practical suggestions for taking corrective, remedial steps before antisocial patterns become entrenched. He also offers advice to help parents or older children cope effectively.

This course is based on the book, Before It’s Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble and What Parents Can Do created by Stanton E. Samenow, Ph.D. in 0.

Publication Date:

1998, 1st Edition

Course Material Author

Stanton E. Samenow, Ph.D.

Dr. Samenow graduated from Yale University and earned a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. He is the author of “Straight Talk About Criminals” and collaborator with Dr. Samuel Yochelson on the landmark three-volume work “The Criminal Personality.” He has served on three presidential task forces on crime and drug issues.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about anti-social behavior, personality, and intervention strategies.

Course Objectives:

  1. to understand the personality of the antisocial child

  2. to identify the seven common manifestations of antisocial behavior

  3. to explain the six common mistakes that prevent parents from taking action

  4. to describes steps to take before bad behavior becomes entrenched

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