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Smart but scattered--and stalled : 10 steps to help young adults use their executive skills to set goals, make a plan, and successfully leave the nest / Richard Guare, Colin Guare, Peg Dawson.

Guare, Richard, (author.). Guare, Colin, (author.). Dawson, Peg, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Haywood County Main Library 646.7 Guare (Text) 33115007665420 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Forsyth Central 646.7 G (Text) 0112521904230 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781462537235
  • ISBN: 1462537235
  • ISBN: 1462515541
  • ISBN: 9781462515547
  • Physical Description: vi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-269) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: how I got stalled -- Introduction: the stepping stones to independence -- Step 1 Assess the young adult's skills for independence: the executive in the brain -- Step 2 Build a foundation for moving forward: motivation, readiness, respect, and support -- Step 3 Identify a realistic direction: the young adult's interests and aptitudes -- Step 4 Plan how to help--and where not to: parents' executive skills and respect for boundaries -- Step 5 Set a goal: pull everything together and evaluate goodness of fit -- step 6 Make it official: use SMART goals to plan the steps and evaluate progress -- Step 7 Make it easier: anticipate problems and intervene to get things done -- Step 8 Get creative to tackle specific weaknesses -- Step 9 Seek extra help if you're still stalled -- Step 10 Learn from your success -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"Whether you're a young adult who is stalled on the journey to independence--or a concerned parent still sharing the family nest--this compassionate book is for you. Providing a fresh perspective on the causes of failure to launch, the expert authors present a 10-step plan that helps grown kids and parents work together to achieve liftoff. Learn why brain-based executive skills such as planning, organization, and time management are so important to success, and what you can do to strengthen them"--Back cover.
Subject: Young adults > Life skills guides.
Life skills.
Executive ability.
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