Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds, Third Edition

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Date

July 16, 2010

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Electronic book text, 288 pages

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0071713107 / 9780071713108

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Overview


Main description

A clinically proven, five-week program for improving your child's behavior

Rex Forehand, Ph.D. and Nicholas Long Ph.D. have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child's self-esteem. Their clinically proven, five-week program gives you the tools you need to successfully manage your child’s behavior, giving specific factors that cause or contribute to disruptive behavior; ways to develop a more positive atmosphere in your family and home; and strategies for managing specific behavior problems.

The completely revised and updated edition includes: new information, based on research, about child temperament; new chapter on the hot topic of play as a means of strengthening parent-child relationship; new section on collaborative disciplining with preschool teachers; expanded section about depression and stress linked to parenting; new research findings about ADHD and its treatment.

  • Uncover the specific factors that contribute to your child's disruptive behavior.
  • Identify with real-life parent testimonials and discover strategies for managing specific behavior problems.
  • Authors Rex Forehand, Ph.D., and Nicholas Long, Ph.D., are experts in the field of child psychology.
  • New research highlights the scientific foundation behind the program.

Topics include:
Understanding Your Strong-Willed Child's Behavior; Strong-Willed Behavior and How It All Begins; Why Is My Child Becoming Even More Strong-Willed?; It Takes More than Just Good Parenting; Does My Child Have ADHD?; Addressing Strong-Willed Behavior: A Five-Week Program; Does My Child’s Behavior Really Need to Change?; Week 1: Attending; Week 2: Rewarding; Week 3: Ignoring; Week 4: Giving Directions; Week 5: Using Time-Outs; Integrating Your Parenting Skills; Creating a Positive Climate for Behavior Change; Creating a More Positive Home; Improving Your Communication Skills; Developing More Patience; Building Positive Self-Esteem; Helping Your Child Solve Problems with Peers; Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations; Specific Problem Behaviors


Table of contents

PART I: Understanding Your Strong-Willed Child's Behavior; Chapter 1. Strong-Willed Behavior and How It All Begins; Chapter 2. Why Is My Child Becoming Even MoreStrong-Willed?; Chapter 3. It Takes More than Just Good Parenting; Chapter 4. Does My Child Have ADHD?; PART II: Addressing Strong-Willed Behavior:A Five-Week Program; Chapter 5. Does My Child’s Behavior Really Need to Change?; Chapter 6. Week 1: Attending; Chapter 7. Week 2: Rewarding; Chapter 8. Week 3: Ignoring; Chapter 9. Week 4: Giving Directions; Chapter 10. Week 5: Using Time-Outs; Chapter 11. Integrating Your Parenting Skills; PART III: Creating a Positive Climate for Behavior Change; Chapter 12. Creating a More Positive Home; Chapter 13. Improving Your Communication Skills; Chapter 14. Developing More Patience; Chapter 15. Building Positive Self-Esteem; Chapter 16. Helping Your Child Solve Problems with Peers; PART IV: Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations; Chapter 17. Specific Problem Behaviors





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