Not necessary, but could be helpful
Professional Help Needed?
Stress and new challenges lasting 6 months to 1 year.
Stress and new challenges and lasts 6 months or more
Stress and new challenges but lasts less than 6 months
Usually in many settings
More than one setting
In one place
Where Problems Occur
# of Problems
What’s Normal? What’s Hard-to-Handle?
Adapted from: "How To Handle A Hard-To-Handle Kid" by C. Drew Edwards