Dr. William R. Jenson

Dr. William R. Jenson
Dr. William R. Jenson (photo)

William R. Jenson is a professor and past chair of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. He received his Ph.D. in School Psychology/Applied Behavior Analysis from Utah State University in 1975.

He directed the Adolescent Residential Unit in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Children's Behavior Therapy Unit (CBTU) for Salt Lake Mental Health. CBTU is a day hospital program for severely emotionally disturbed and autistic children.

Dr. Jenson's interests include behavior management for severe behavior problems, behavioral assessment, school-based interventions, parent training, applied technology, and meta-analytic research.

Books by Author

The Tough Kid Tool Box: Managing and Motivating Tough-to-Teach Students (cover)
Managing and Motivating Tough-to-Teach Students

The Tough Kid Tool Box supplies ready-to-use, classroom-tested materials to help motivate and manage even the toughest-to-teach students.

The Tough Kid Principal’s Briefcase (cover)
A Practical Guide to Schoolwide Behavior Management and Legal Issues

The Tough Kid Principal’s Briefcase takes the most current research on supporting schoolwide and individual student behavior and translate

The Tough Kid Bully Blockers Book: 15-Minute Lessons for Preventing & Reducing Bullying (cover)
15-Minute Lessons for Preventing & Reducing Bullying

The Tough Kid Bully Blockers Book is designed to prevent and reduce all forms of bullying, from gossiping and exclusion to physical aggres

The Tough Kid Book: Practical Classroom Management Strategies (cover)
Practical Classroom Management Strategies

Constant and intense aggression, arguing, tantrums, noncompliance, and poor academic progress—these are characteristic of the Tough Kid.