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
Managing and Motivating Tough-to-Teach Students

New Third Edition released after our 2020 catalog was printed.

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

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

Tough Kid Bully Blockers Book
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
Practical Classroom Management Strategies

New Third Edition released after our 2020 catalog was printed.

Tough Kids combine behavioral excesses such as noncompliance, aggression, and tantrums with less obvious deficits in academic, self-management, and