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Ross Greene PhD

Dr. Ross Greene


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Along with four school principals, Dr. Ross Greene -- originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach (now called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions) and author of The Explosive Child and Lost at School -- helps teachers and parents better handle behaviorally challenging kids in the classroom and at home through implementation of his approach to solving problems collaboratively. This program airs on the first Monday of each month (September through May) at 3:30 pm Eastern time.

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Today we began a new feature on this program: Dr. Greene is going to begin working with an elementary school in western North America to help them solve problems collaboratively...and the best part is that they'll be recording their use... more

How do we do a better job of understanding and helping students with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges in our schools...while simultaneously feeling like we're "holding kids accountable"...while attending to the diverse needs of... more

The Newtown tragedy has affected us deeply. On this program, Dr. Greene interviews Officer Jon Shapiro from the Maine State Police, Kathy Busquet, a finalist for Teacher of the Year in Maine, and Nina D'Aran, a principal in... more

Dr. Greene's model is a breath of fresh air for some folks, but for others it's quite a leap from what they'd been thinking all along. Some skepticism is to be expected from the latter group, because seismic shifts in lenses are rare. The... more

With two of our three Educators Panel members pulled away because of schedule conflicts and emergent unsolved problems in their buildings, this was still an interesting, informative disucssion...including an answer to the following... more

On today's program, Dr. Greene covered the key themes of his model...a great refresher for those familiar with the model and great place to start for the unfamiliar. But before he got to the key themes, he had a very interesting... more

Having a productive meeting using the Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems should take about 50 minutes...assuming the participants aren't spending lots of time theorizing, hypothesizing, and story-telling. Are there... more

Now this was an interesting discussion! On the November Edcuators Panel, the discussion centered on whether, in a school that is oriented toward solving problems collaboratively, there's still a place for traditional discipline practices... more

Lots of questions to answer, and that's exactly what Dr. Greene did on this program...including one from an resource room teacher who badly wants to solve problems collaboratively with one of his students...but felt that the student wasn't... more

Dr. Greene responded to lots of questions on this program. Can a school nurse help a behaviorally challenging student who has alienated all of the other adults in the building (and is well down the path toward alienation as well)? Can adults... more
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