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Your defiant child : 8 steps to better behavior
Barkley, Russell A., 1949-
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Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : The Guilford Press, [2013]
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xii, 257 pages ; 25 cm
"More than 100,000 families have found a way to end constant power struggles with defiant, aggressive, "impossible" kids, thanks to this accessible bestseller. Leading expert Russell A. Barkley translates cutting-edge research into a practical, doable system that leads to lasting behavior change. Eight simple steps--based on praise, rewards, and mild discipline--are illustrated with helpful examples. Parents get crucial encouragement and troubleshooting tips for implementing the approach consistently, even on the worst of days. Thoroughly revised, the second edition reflects 15 years' worth of research advances and Dr. Barkley's ongoing experiences with parents and kids. It offers updated resources, greater flexibility, and a more positive, affirming tone. Helpful forms and worksheets are included; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print these materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size"--
Machine generated contents note: Introduction -- I. Getting to Know Your Defiant Child -- 1. "Is Something Wrong with My Child?" -- 2. "Why Is This Happening to My Family?" -- 3. "What Should I Do about It?" -- 4. Words to Live By: The Foundation of Better Behavior -- II. Getting Along with Your Defiant Child -- 5. Step 1: Pay Attention! -- 6. Step 2: Start Earning Peace and Cooperation with Praise -- 7. Step 3: When Praise Is Not Enough, Offer Rewards -- 8. Step 4: Use Mild Discipline -- Time-Out and More -- 9. Step 5: Use Time-Out with Other Misbehavior -- 10. Step 6: Think Aloud and Think Ahead -- What to Do in Public -- 11. Step 7: Help the Teacher Help Your Child -- 12. Step 8: Moving toward a Brighter Future -- Resources.
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