Behavior

Between Sessions offers therapy tools that help you address behavioral issues with younger clients in a safe, non-threatening way. Check out our therapeutic activities for children that encourage behaviors like cleaning their room, using the toilet, reading books, acts of kindness, and more. These creative therapy solutions have been designed and developed by a professional team so you can count on their quality. We offer behavior therapy tools designed for teens, too.

What Makes A Friend-Word Search — This worksheet is designed to help children understand the value of friendships. (emotional intelligence, social skills, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD).

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My Behavioral Contract — This contract identifies behaviors that children need to work on, and lists specific rewards if they achieve their goals.Form Type PDF

My Reading Chart — This chart will help manage your child' reading schedule. PDF

Potty Training Chart — This potty training chart will help keep a schedule for your child.PDF

bullet Assessments
The Children's Self-Control Checklist — This checklist provides a qualitative view of a child's ability to control his impulses from an emotional, behavioral, cognitive, and moral point of view. (View & Print) #2002

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Caught Being Good Certificcate — This certificate can be used to reward children each day for positive behavior. PDF (behavior, behavior management, 0516)

Clean Room Certificate — This certificate can be used as a reward when children do a good job cleaning their room. PDF

Great Job Certificate — Use this certificate to reward children for completing schoolwork. PDF

Acts of Kindness Citation — This certificate can be used as a reward when children exhibit an act of kindness. (PDF)

Homework Certificate — This certificate is given to children when they complete their assignments on time. PDF

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My Morning Routine — This chart will help children manage their morning routine. PDF

My Homework Chart — This chart will help your child manage their homework load. PDF

bullet Ebooks
Positive Discipline Workbook — Written by Mary Gosche at the University of Missouri Extension, this workbook is designed to teach parents the principles of positive discipline. The workbook can be used in parenting classes or as homework with individual parents. Form Type: PDF (0815)

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Teaching Young Children To Listen — This simple game is played like the classic game Simon Says. It can be used to teach young children the importance of listening to adult requests. PDF

Teaching Children Good Manners — This is a song game that can be used to teach young children to remember the importance of good manners. Form Type:PDF

Feelings Toss — This game is designed to help children express their feelings. Players toss a penny and tell about a time they had a particular feeling. Form Type: PDF

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Discipline for Kids — This handout describes positive discipline techniques for children, including time out, removal of toys, and active listening. A good starting point for parents of children with behavior problems. Form Type: PDF 914

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Kindness-Pass it On Poster — This poster is designed to help people remember the importance of daily acts of kindness. Form Type: PDF (0715)

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Complimenting Others — This story is designed to help children see the importance of complimenting others. Form Type: PDF

Speaking Calmly to Get Attention — This story teaches children how to get an adult's attention in an appropriate way. Form Type:PDF

Listening to Adult Directions — This story teaches about learning better behavior through a token reward program in school. Form Type:PDF

Learning Anger Control — This story teaches children appropriate ways to handle their anger. Form Type:PDF

Getting Along With Others — This story helps children see the benefits of getting along with siblings and friends.Form Type: PDF

Following the Rules — This story helps children see the importance of following adult rules. Form Type: PDF

Fighting in the Family — This story teaches children what they can do when there is excessive fighting in their family. PDF

Dealing With Teasing — This story teaches children "the repeat technique" to deal with teasing. (PDF)

bullet Worksheets
Helping Others Feel Better — This worksheet asks children to think about what they can say to others to help them feel better when they are upset. (emotional intelligence, empathy, behavior, 0417)

What do you like about your friends? — This worksheet is intended to help children see the qualities they value most in their friends. (character education, social skills, friendship, Asperger Syndrome, 0217)

Thinking About Others — This worksheet is designed to help children see the importance of thinking about others. It asks children to identify the things that four kids are doing wrong at a party and think about what they could say and do that would show more caring behavior. (EQ, emotional intelligence, 11116)

The Importance of Sharing — This worksheet is designed to be used in starting a discussion about sharing and how this is a basic foundation of cooperation. (ADHD, emotional intelligence, behavior, 1016)

Appropriate Touching — This worksheet is designed to help children understand the basic social rules about appropriate and inappropriate touching. (Asperger Syndrome, body awareness, sex education, 1016)

Controlling the Volume Of Your Voice — This worksheet can be used to help children learn about the importance of controlling the volume of their voices in different situations. (Asperger Syndrome, Behavior, 0816)

What Are Your Values (Kids) — This worksheet asks children to think about their three most important values and why they are important. PDF

Give Yourself A Compliment — This simple technique asks people to think about something positive they did each day and give themselves a compliment. Recommended for anyone going through a difficult time, but particularly for people who are anxious or depressed. A positive attitude is an important part of good mental health. PDF (quick, 1095

Be A Superhero — This worksheet encourages people to think about the super powers they would like to have and how they would use them. (Art Therapy, Quick, 0815)

Coping Cards — These Coping Cards can be used by people who want to replace negative behaviors with positive ones. A useful technique to help in breaking negative habits. Form Type: PDF (CBT, 0615)

Three Things That Are Important To You — This worksheet is designed to help kids think and talk about their values. Form Type: PDF (0618)

Be Considerate In Your Conversations — Some children are naturally empathetic, but many others have to be taught the importance of considering the feelings of others. This worksheet is designed to help children be more sensitive to how others may be feeling in a conversation. Form Type: PDF (0415)

Joining A Group — This worksheet is designed to teach children the best way to join a group of peers who are already engaged in conversation or an activity. This is often a problem for children with ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, or children with social anxiety. Form Type: PDF (0315)

What Makes You Special? — This worksheet asks children to think about five things that make them unique. It can be used to help children understand their strengths and to spark a discussion about how everyone has special qualities. Form type: PDF (0215)

Learning To Help Others — This visual puzzle asks children to color in the kids in the lunchroom who are helping others. Form Type: PDF

Note for Kids to Ask For Help — This worksheet can be used to children who are having difficulty asking for help. They can fill out the help (with or without the aid of a counselor) and then give it to the appropriate adult. . PDF

Belly Breathing For Kids — This is a brief explanation of breathing techniques and the supporting research for their use, intended for therapists. File Type: PDF

Teaching Kids To Be Thoughtful — This coloring sheet can be used to introduce the concepts of thoughtfulness and consideration to children. It can also be used as a mini-behavior program, letting children color in a star every time they do something thoughtful. PDF

Helping around the House — A coloring worksheet for kids to help them learn about cleaning up around the house. PDF

Playing Quietly — This coloring worksheet helps kids play quietly. PDF

Certificate of Effort — Use this certificate to reward children for making a great effort on their school work or when working on behavioral goals. Form Type: PDF

Certificate of Appreciation — Use this certificate to reward children for good behavior. Works great with random acts of kindness programs. Form Type: PDF

How to Treat Others — This worksheet can be used to help children learn important rules about how to treat others. Form Type: PDF

Arriving Late To Class — This worksheet explains what a student should do if they are late to class. (Form Type: PDF)

Making Positive Statements About Yourself — This worksheet encourages people to make positive statements about themselves. Form Type:PDF

Pushing Your Anger Buttons — This worksheet is designed to help people identify situations or events that trigger their anger. Form Type: PDF

Thinking About Bullies — This worksheet helps children think about how to respond to a bully.Form Type:PDF

It's Against The Law — This worksheet will help children think about behaviors that are against the law.

Learn About Feelings — Use this worksheet to help kids and teens talk about basic feelings.Form Type: PDF

When You are Supposed To Pay Attention — This worksheet will help kids and teens identify behaviors that distract others.PDF

What Makes Adults Mad? — This worksheet helps children think about things they might do to get adults mad. PDF

What Do You Want Your Teacher To Say — This worksheet gives children the chance to talk about their relationship with their teacher.PDF

Getting Ready For School — This worksheet is designed to help children and teens prioritize morning activities so that they can get to school on time. PDF

Create Your Own TV Show — This worksheet can give insight on how children perceive their families. Form Type: PDF

Weekly Chores Chart — This chart can be used to help children be more responsible for household chores. PDF

Morning Distractions — This worksheet helps kids with ADHD and other distraction problems identify the things that slow them down when it is time to get ready for school. PDF

Labeling People — This worksheet can be used with children and teens to help them see the problem with labeling others. PDF

Getting to School On Time — This worksheet asks children to time how long it takes them to get ready for school. PDF

Name That Feeling — This worksheet will help children talk about important feelings. PDF

Creating A Morning Routine — This worksheet is designed to help children create a morning routine that will get them to school on time. Form Type: PDF

Teaching Patience — This difficult maze will test a child's patience. Use it to observe a child's reaction to frustration and teach new coping skills. Form Type:PDF

Cooperation Maze — This maze helps teach kids the importance of cooperation by asking two children to do the maze together, one blindfolded. Form Type: PDF

My Nightly Routine — This chart will help schedule your child's nightly routine. Form Type:PDF

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