A perennial bestseller from a leading authority, this book provides an effective 10-step program for training parents in child behavior management skills (ages 2 to 12). Professionals get proven tools to help parents understand the causes of noncompliant, defiant, oppositional, or socially hostile behavior at home or in school; take systematic steps to reduce it; and reinforce positive change. Comprehensive assessment guidelines are included. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the volume features numerous reproducible parent handouts and two rating scales (the Home Situations Questionnaire and the School Situations Questionnaire). New to This Edition *Reflects 15 years of research advances and the author's ongoing clinical experience. *Fully updated model of the nature and causes of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). *Revised assessment tools and recommendations. *The latest data on the program's effectiveness. *Spanish-language versions of the parent forms are available online for downloading and printing (www.guilford.com/p/barkley4). See also the related title for parents: Your Defiant Child, Second Edition: Eight Steps to Better Behavior. For a teen focus, see also Defiant Teens, Second Edition (for professionals), and Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition (for parents), by Russell A. Barkley and Arthur L. Robin.