Evidence-Based Insights and Activities for Teaching Kids Impulse Control

More Skill-Building Lessons Covering the 4 Dimensions of Impulsivity - Emotional Impulsivity, Poor Persistence, Inadequate Reflection and Excitement Seeking

Includes Digital Resources!


SKU: B879-Net

This book of evidence-based practices provides more insights, skill-building activities, and reproducible worksheets you can use to help young people improve their impulse control. Components of this book can be picked out and uniquely combined to meet the needs of individual or small groups of students. Or they can be used to present a series of classroom lessons to teach aspects of impulse control to all students.

This resource is designed to help children and youth to:

  • Increase motivation to change
  • Regulate negative affect
  • Make good choices
  • Use self-talk
  • Build self-confidence
  • Analyze contextual cues for action
  • Find less risky but exciting activities
  • Develop skill of mindfulness

Digital files include 64 additional worksheets.

Written by Tonia Caselman
Paperback ISBN 9781598502145
Grades 3-8
144 pages
Release Date January 1, 2017

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Youthlight, Inc.

Tonia Caselman, PhD, LCSW, is an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma. She also maintains a private practice where she specializes in children and families. She is the author/co-author of several journal articles and books, including Impulse Control for Elementary Students, Impulse Control for Middle Schoolers, Boundaries, and Empathy: The Social Emotion. She is also co-author of several therapeutic games, including The Impulse Control Game, Remote Control Impulse Control, and Boundaries Baseball.

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