About the Author ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction xiii CHAPTER 1 THE WHO 1 CHAPTER 2 THE MESS 9 CHAPTER 3 THE SHIFT 17 CHAPTER 4 THE ALSUP 31 CHAPTER 5 THE PLANS 63 CHAPTER 6 THE HOW TO 75 CHAPTER 7 THE PITFALLS 123 CHAPTER 8 THE LOGISTICS 149 CHAPTER 9 THE OTHERS 181 Index 193
ROSS W. GREENE, PHD, is the originator of the influential model now known as Collaborative & Proactive Solutions, as described in his previous books The Explosive Child and Lost at School. He was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School for over twenty years, and is now founding director of the nonprofit Lives in the Balance, an organization providing free online resources on his model and advocating on behalf of behaviorally-challenging kids and their teachers, parents, and other caregivers. He is also adjunct associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech. He consults to families, general and special education schools, inpatient psychiatry units, and residential and juvenile detention facilities throughout the world.