Introducing the revised and updated edition of
No Such Thing as a Bad Kid
Understanding and Responding to Kids with
Emotional & Behavioral Challenges
Using a Positive, Strength-Based Approach
Written specifically for professionals and volunteers who guide kids with emotional and behavioral challenges, this book is packed with principles and techniques that help child-guiders maximize the greatness that exists in every young person. The clear, simple delivery is richly illustrated with diagrams, charts, actual dialogues, and cutting-edge research in neuroscience. Parents of children not at risk will also benefit from this book.
One of the most respected works…
“I have no doubt that this book will quickly become one of the most respected works in the child-care field.”
Coauthor of Raising Resilient Children and The Power of Resilience
To celebrate its launch, throughout December we will be selling the book at $22.95, $2,00 less than its established retail price, and waiving all shipping charges. Quantity discounts are available, and purchase orders are accepted. The paperback edition will not be sold on Amazon until mid-December. The eBook is currently available on Amazon and other eBook online retail sites.
“While current professional literature is awash with “strength- based” platitudes, this book turns positive psychology rhetoric into reality. This is a creative handbook of practical scenarios and strategies for unleashing hidden potentials in our most vulnerable young people.”
For more information about the book and to read additional endorsements from leading educators and youth care experts, please visit No Such Thing as a Bad Kid.
Appelstein Training Resources, LLC (ATR) Youth Care Training
Youth care specialist Charlie Appelstein, M.S.W., President of Appelstein Training Resources, LLC (ATR) provides expert strength-based training, consultation, publications, CDs, and DVDs for individuals and groups who work with children and youth experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges.
Described as "the best youth care trainer in America" by Robert Lieberman, former president of the American Association of Children's Residential Centers, Charlie has devoted his entire adult career to helping children and youth struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges and those who guide them. An engaging, informative, and humorous speaker, Charlie is the author of three critically acclaimed books on youth care and the creator of two innovative CDs that helps kids and parents make better choices and lead happier lives. Charlie's strength-based approach delivers a message of hope and possibility to our most vulnerable youth and those who shape and influence their lives.