Nebraska Authors

John W. Maag

Born 1956

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Behavior modification
Problem children -- Education -- United States
Classroom management -- United States


B.A., Special Education, Area of Emotional Disturbance, Arizona State University, 1981
M.A., Special Education, Arizona State University, 1983
PH.D., Special Education, Arizona State University, 1988

Places Worked

University of Nebraska Lincoln
Lincoln General Hospital
Arizona State University


His book Parenting Without Punishment won a 1996 Parents' Choice Award.


Parenting Without Punishment : Making Problem Behavior Work for You. 1996.
Teaching Children and Youth Self-control : Applications of Perceptual Control Theory. 1998.
Behavior Management: From Theoretical Implications to Practical Applications. 1999.
Powerful Struggles : Managing Resistance, Building Rapport. 2001.
Behavior Management: From Theoretical Implications to Practical Applications.2nd edition, 2004.
Behavior Management: From Theoretical Implications to Practical Applications. 3rd edition, 2018.

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