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Why will no one play with me? : the Play Better Plan to help children of all ages make friends and thrive / Caroline Maguire, PCC, M.Ed. ; with Teresa Barker.

By: Maguire, Caroline [author.].
Contributor(s): Barker, Teresa [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019Copyright date: �2019Edition: First edition.Description: xxiv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781538714836; 1538714833.Subject(s): Parenting -- Psychological aspects | Play | Parent and child -- Psychological aspects | Friendship in children | Interpersonal relations in children | Adjustment (Psychology) in children | Social skills in children | Child rearing | Parent and child -- Psychological aspects | Parenting -- Psychological aspects | PlayGenre/Form: Drama.DDC classification: 303.32 | 155.4192 | 155.9/24
Contents:
Introduction: Why will no one play with me? -- What's the story? -- What's the story? -- Executive function: the brain's ship captain for social navigation -- Parenting with a playbook: you're a natural, coach -- The 6 things everyone needs to be able to do to be socially successful -- The coach's playbook : coaching guides, questionnaires and tools -- The 8 habits of highly effective social skills coaches -- The psq: assessing your child's strengths, interests and processing style -- The efq: assessing your child's executive function social skills -- The EFQ lesson tracks at-a-glance, bridge to betterment and how will you know? -- Introducing the play better plan to your child : the interactive conversation guide -- Home advantage: in-home coaching and practice builds basic skills -- The EFQ social skills tracks -- Starter set for everyone! -- Flexible me -- Mind your peas and cues: reading the room -- Who is your audience : shifting communication to meet the needs of the audience -- Build on that: friendship communication -- Friendship is a two-way street : how fast do you go? -- Learning to walk in someone else's shoes -- Once was enough: self-regulation -- Never let them see you sweat : emotional regulation -- From practice to the playing field : playdates and beyond -- Playdate planner -- Playdate! coaching from the sidelines -- How'd it go? (debriefing) -- Troubleshooting: make the most of snags, setbacks and resistance -- You've got this! -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix -- Playdate observation log -- Playdate checklist -- Reward chart -- Social spy badge -- The play better pocket coach -- References -- Index -- About the authors.
Introduction -- What's the story? What's the story ; Executive function: the brain's ship captain for social navigation ; Parenting with a playbook: you're a natural, coach ; The seven things everyone needs to be able to do to be socially successful -- The play better plan: the Coach's playbook: coaching guides, questionnaires, and tools. The eight elements of highly effective social skills coaching ; The processing style questionnaire: assessing your child's strengths, interests, and processing style ; The executive function questionnaire: assessing your child's executive function social skills ; The EFQ lesson tracks at a glance: Bridge to betterment, and, How will you know? ; Introducing the play better plan to your child: the interactive conversation guide ; Home advantage: in-home coaching and practice build basic skills -- The play better executive function social skills tracks. The starter track for everyone! ; Flexible me: flexibility/adaptability ; Mind your PEAS and cues: reading the room ; Who is your audience?: shifting communication to meet the needs of the audience ; Build on that: friendship communication ; Friendship is a two-way street: how fast do you go? ; Learning to walk in someone else's shoes: taking another person's point of view ; Once was enough: self-regulation ; Never let them see you sweat: emotional regulation -- The play better plan: to playdates and beyond. The playdate planner: how to line them up and plan them well ; Playdates: coaching from the sidelines ; How'd it go?: debriefing and the post-playdate huddle ; Troubleshooting: how to make the most of snags, setbacks, and resistance ; You've got this! -- from Contents pages
Summary: Every parent wants their child to have friends, to be successful, to feel comfortable in his or her own skin. But many children lack important social and executive functioning skills that allow them to navigate through the world with ease. Maguire has worked with thousands of families dealing with chronic social dilemmas, ranging from shyness to aggression to ADHD, and more. Here she shares The Play Better Plan to help children of all ages gain the confidence to make friends and get along with others. -- adapted from jacket
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-342) and index.

Introduction: Why will no one play with me? -- What's the story? -- What's the story? -- Executive function: the brain's ship captain for social navigation -- Parenting with a playbook: you're a natural, coach -- The 6 things everyone needs to be able to do to be socially successful -- The coach's playbook : coaching guides, questionnaires and tools -- The 8 habits of highly effective social skills coaches -- The psq: assessing your child's strengths, interests and processing style -- The efq: assessing your child's executive function social skills -- The EFQ lesson tracks at-a-glance, bridge to betterment and how will you know? -- Introducing the play better plan to your child : the interactive conversation guide -- Home advantage: in-home coaching and practice builds basic skills -- The EFQ social skills tracks -- Starter set for everyone! -- Flexible me -- Mind your peas and cues: reading the room -- Who is your audience : shifting communication to meet the needs of the audience -- Build on that: friendship communication -- Friendship is a two-way street : how fast do you go? -- Learning to walk in someone else's shoes -- Once was enough: self-regulation -- Never let them see you sweat : emotional regulation -- From practice to the playing field : playdates and beyond -- Playdate planner -- Playdate! coaching from the sidelines -- How'd it go? (debriefing) -- Troubleshooting: make the most of snags, setbacks and resistance -- You've got this! -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix -- Playdate observation log -- Playdate checklist -- Reward chart -- Social spy badge -- The play better pocket coach -- References -- Index -- About the authors.

Introduction -- What's the story? What's the story ; Executive function: the brain's ship captain for social navigation ; Parenting with a playbook: you're a natural, coach ; The seven things everyone needs to be able to do to be socially successful -- The play better plan: the Coach's playbook: coaching guides, questionnaires, and tools. The eight elements of highly effective social skills coaching ; The processing style questionnaire: assessing your child's strengths, interests, and processing style ; The executive function questionnaire: assessing your child's executive function social skills ; The EFQ lesson tracks at a glance: Bridge to betterment, and, How will you know? ; Introducing the play better plan to your child: the interactive conversation guide ; Home advantage: in-home coaching and practice build basic skills -- The play better executive function social skills tracks. The starter track for everyone! ; Flexible me: flexibility/adaptability ; Mind your PEAS and cues: reading the room ; Who is your audience?: shifting communication to meet the needs of the audience ; Build on that: friendship communication ; Friendship is a two-way street: how fast do you go? ; Learning to walk in someone else's shoes: taking another person's point of view ; Once was enough: self-regulation ; Never let them see you sweat: emotional regulation -- The play better plan: to playdates and beyond. The playdate planner: how to line them up and plan them well ; Playdates: coaching from the sidelines ; How'd it go?: debriefing and the post-playdate huddle ; Troubleshooting: how to make the most of snags, setbacks, and resistance ; You've got this! -- from Contents pages

Every parent wants their child to have friends, to be successful, to feel comfortable in his or her own skin. But many children lack important social and executive functioning skills that allow them to navigate through the world with ease. Maguire has worked with thousands of families dealing with chronic social dilemmas, ranging from shyness to aggression to ADHD, and more. Here she shares The Play Better Plan to help children of all ages gain the confidence to make friends and get along with others. -- adapted from jacket

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