Help for students who are impulsive, inattentive or hyperactive.
Berthold Berg, Ph. D.
The Self-Control Game is ideal for children, ages 8 and up, who daydream, fidget, or act without thinking. It teaches children how to exercise self-control in academic and social situations, addressing 24 specific traits and behaviors, by applying cognitive-behavioral techniques to impulsive or hyperactive behavior.
As they move around the game board, and respond to questions on game cards, children learn how to change maladaptive behavior. A Children’s Behavior Control Inventory (included) helps in selection of game cards focusing on a given child’s particular needs.
The Self-Control Workbook (sold separately) gives children practice in using positive self-statements and problem-solving techniques to control their behavior.
Exercises teach students how to:
- Think before they act
- Prepare themselves for interruptions
- Credit themselves for success and effort
- Empathize with peers who find their hyperactive behavior annoying
“Homework” assignments in this Workbook can be used to extend the benefits of therapy.