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Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds, Third Edition / Edition 3
     

Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds, Third Edition / Edition 3

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by Rex Forehand, Nicholas Long
 

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ISBN-10: 0071667822

ISBN-13: 9780071667821

Pub. Date: 06/22/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071667821
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/22/2010
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
77,927
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xiii

Introduction 1

Part I Understanding Your Strong-Willed Child's Behavior 7

1 Strong-Willed Behavior and How It All Begins 9

2 Why Is My Child Becoming Even More Strong-Willed? 15

3 It Takes More than Just Good Parenting 27

4 Does My Child Have ADHD? 41

Part II Addressing Strong-Willed Behavior: A Five-Week Program 55

5 Does My Child's Behavior Really Need to Change? 57

6 Week 1: Attending 71

7 Week 2: Rewarding 85

8 Week 3: Ignoring 103

9 Week 4: Giving Instructions 113

10 Week 5: Using Time-Outs 127

11 Integrating Your Parenting Skills 147

Part III Creating a Strong Foundation for Behavior Change 155

12 Changing the Nature of Your Family Life 157

13 Improving Your Communication Skills 177

14 Developing More Patience 193

15 Building Positive Self-Esteem 209

16 Teaching Your Child Basic Social Skills 223

Part IV Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations 231

17 Specific Problem Behaviors 233

Temper tantrums

Aggressive behavior

Mealtime behavior problems

Dressing problems

Behavior problems in the car

Bedtime and sleep problems

Lying

Sibling rivalry

Behavior problems at preschool/school

Appendix: Resources for Parents and Professionals 257

Index 263

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