Parents Self Help Tool

What is ADHD?
Psychoeducation is essential in helping individuals with ADHD, as it clarifies misconceptions, provides support, and fosters a deeper understanding of the disorder. The "What is ADHD?" printout offers straightforward information on ADHD symptoms, its biological basis, and treatment options to help individuals better comprehend and manage their condition. Read More
Anger Warning Signs
This worksheet is a valuable resource for the early stages of anger management treatment, helping clients understand the physical and behavioral manifestations of anger. Identifying personal warning signs of anger is crucial, especially for those who experience anger frequently or have difficulty recognizing it. Recognizing these signs can empower individuals to proactively manage their anger and prevent it from escalating. Read More
Self-Esteem Journal
Positive journaling is a powerful tool for improving self-esteem and well-being. This worksheet provides clients with a structured way to engage in positive journaling by prompting them to record daily statements related to their successes, good qualities, and positive experiences. It's a valuable resource for clients who may struggle to identify positive aspects of their lives, helping them build a more positive self-image. Read More
What is anger activity
This anger management activity worksheet is designed for children and uses language that is easy for kids to understand. It focuses on helping children recognize and understand their anger, identify triggers, and develop alternative ways to cope with anger. This worksheet is a helpful resource for therapists and parents working with children to manage their anger effectively. Read More
What is Worry?
This worksheet is designed to help quiet worriers, typically children and young adolescents, understand and express their worries. It provides an educational tool to raise awareness of worry, identify physical symptoms of worry, and introduce healthy strategies for managing it. The worksheet can be used effectively in group therapy sessions to encourage discussion and exploration of each topic. Read More
Self-Esteem Sentence Completion
The "About Me" worksheet is designed to help children build self-esteem by identifying their positive traits and accomplishments. It's important for an adult, such as a therapist or parent, to work closely with the child while completing this exercise. Children may need guidance in thinking about their responses to some questions, and this worksheet offers a valuable opportunity for adults to provide praise and positive reinforcement. Read More
Anger Warning Signs Children
This worksheet is a valuable tool for clients beginning anger management treatment. It helps them become more aware of their physical and behavioral responses to anger, especially those early warning signs that may be subtle or easily overlooked. By recognizing these signs, clients can intervene before anger escalates into aggression, leading to more effective anger management strategies. Read More
Gratitude Letter
The Gratitude Letter worksheet is designed for young children to express gratitude by writing a letter to someone special. It encourages reflection on positive experiences and relationships. Read More
Emotion Thermometers
The Emotion Thermometers worksheet is designed to help children identify and express their emotions. It includes colorful illustrations and a simple rating scale for children to indicate the intensity of their feelings, promoting emotional literacy and empathy. Read More
Managing Childhood Depression
The Managing Childhood Depression worksheet provides caregivers with guidance on helping children develop healthy habits to manage depression. It emphasizes the importance of routines, sleep hygiene, and socializing in building resilience and improving mental wellness in children. Read More
Childhood Depression
The Childhood Depression: Info for Caregivers worksheet is designed to educate parents and caregivers about childhood depression. It provides information on the signs of depression in children, treatment options, triggers, and related details to help caregivers understand and address the condition. Read More
ADHD Interventions for Parents
The ADHD Interventions for Parents worksheet provides parents with a list of effective techniques for managing the symptoms of ADHD in their children. These interventions include strategies for creating structure, setting rules, using praise, implementing a reward system, establishing a homework routine, and applying consequences appropriately. Parents are encouraged to work closely with therapists to implement these techniques effectively. Read More
Creating a Token Economy
The Creating a Token Economy worksheet offers tips for parents on creating an effective token economy system for managing their child's behavior. Token economies use a form of fake currency, such as stickers or points, as rewards for desired behaviors. This worksheet provides guidance on defining clear goals, ensuring timely rewards, and maintaining consistency in implementing the reward system. It is a useful resource for parents struggling to establish effective reward systems for their children's behavior management. Read More
Using Rewards and Punishments
Parenting can be challenging, and this guide offers best practices for various parenting techniques. It emphasizes understanding a parent's prior efforts and building trust. Rewards, such as token economies, should be desired, realistic, consistent, and follow-through. Punishments must have clear rules and be consistently applied, without overdoing them. It's advised not to use corporal punishment or emotionally painful methods. Positive reinforcement and specific praise are powerful tools. Choose your battles wisely and catch your child being good. Sometimes, ignoring attention-seeking behavior is more effective than punishment when the behavior isn't dangerous or destructive. Read More
Planning Rewards and Consequences
The Planning Rewards and Consequences worksheet aids parents in creating a plan for effectively using rewards and consequences. It addresses unwanted behaviors, consequences to discourage them, and replacement behaviors with rewards for encouragement. Read More
Using Praise: Positive Parenting Skill
The "Using Praise: Positive Parenting Skill" worksheet educates parents on how to effectively use praise as a tool for managing their child's behavior. It provides five guidelines for using praise effectively, emphasizing the importance of catching and reinforcing small desirable behaviors. This resource can be valuable for parents dealing with behavioral issues in children and adolescents, as well as parenting groups and families addressing ADHD. Read More