So, when does, "Mommy, I don't wanna go to school" move beyond a frustrating way to start the day to a serious problem? Next week, we're talking all about the phenomenon of school-refusal behavior and what you can do to help. In the meantime we bring up some life-affirming quotes and get a glimpse at Rob's most prized possession.
Articles for next episode:
Kearney, C.A. & Silverman, W.K. (1990). A preliminary analysis of a functional model of assessment and treatment for school refusal behavior. Behavior Modification, 14, 340-366. doi: 10.1177/01454455900143007
Kearney, C.A., Pursell, C., & Alvarez, K. (2001). Treatment of school refusal behavior in children with mixed functional profiles. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 8, 3-11. doi: 10.1016/S1077-7229(01)80037-7