Mary Margaret Gleason, MD, FAAP and Allison Boothe Trigg, PhD
This new quick reference guide provides child care directors, teachers, and caregivers with essential information on managing emotional and behavioral issues in group care settings.
Topics cover social-emotional development, biting, napping difficulties, post-traumatic stress disorder, gender development, self-stimulation behaviors, and more. In addition to behavioral issues commonly seen in small children, epigenetics, medications, toxic stress, adverse childhood experiences, and how to help children who have undergone traumatic experiences are touched on by the editors.
The book contains 25 quick reference sheets on topics such as ADHD, ASD, depression, tantrums, and separation anxiety. In addition, sample daily report forms, medication forms, and other informative documents to support working with young children are also included in this comprehensive guide.
Case studies are also presented on various difficult situations with small children in a classroom setting and discuss how these situations might be handled.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.
Allison Boothe Trigg, PhD
Allison Boothe Trigg, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and associate professor at Tulane University School of Medicine in the Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, where she co-developed the Tulane early childhood mental health consultation model (ECMHC), which focuses on supporting young children’s social-emotional development in early education settings. She has directed the statewide TIKES ECMHC program for over 12 years. Dr Trigg has published peer-reviewed articles on ECMHC and has spoken to many national groups about the Louisiana ECMHC model, including Zero to Three, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the US Office of Family Assistance. Prior to joining the faculty at Tulane, Dr Trigg received a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and a master’s and doctoral degree in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology from The University of Alabama. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in infant mental health at Tulane University, where she evaluated and treated children under 5 years of age in foster care, as well as their parents.
Mary Margaret Gleason, MD, FAAP
Mary Margaret Gleason, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician and child and adolescent psychiatrist. She is a professor of psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine and Vice Chief of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. She has directed federally and locally funded consultation programs to pediatric, perinatal health care providers and early intervention professionals. She sits on the boards of Zero to Three and the National Association of Child Psychiatry Access Programs.
“This book contains information that is invaluable to novices working with children, as it is based on the latest research and supplemented with tips on where to read more. The quick reference sheets are useful to individuals of any experience level as well as program administrators. I do not know of any books to which this can be compared. “
Jeffrey Stearns, M.D.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
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