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What Angry Kids Need: Parenting Your Angry Child Without Going Mad

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What Angry Kids Need is a short, practical guide that- Helps you understand why your child might be angry, Gives you a number of effective ways to help your child, Shows you how to improve the quality of life in your home, Angry kids need support to deal with their feelings. They also need to be taught how to manage their behavior. By teaching them feelings language and coping skills, you improve the quality of their lives and yours as parents or care givers. Even if you decide your child or family needs ...
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Overview

What Angry Kids Need is a short, practical guide that- Helps you understand why your child might be angry, Gives you a number of effective ways to help your child, Shows you how to improve the quality of life in your home, Angry kids need support to deal with their feelings. They also need to be taught how to manage their behavior. By teaching them feelings language and coping skills, you improve the quality of their lives and yours as parents or care givers. Even if you decide your child or family needs professional help, there is much you can do to improve the situation right now! This book shows you the path to take.

About the Author:
Jennifer Anne Brown and Pam Provonsha Hopkins are specialists in treating children who express their feelings intensely. Both live and work near Seattle, Washington

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781884734847
  • Publisher: Parenting Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Pages: 140
  • Sales rank: 404,658
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     6
Understanding Anger     9
What Makes Kids Angry?     16
Dealing with Feelings     27
Tools Kids Need to Manage Intense Feelings     42
Tools Kids Need to Solve Individual and Social Problems     61
Tools Kids Need to Deal with Problems Outside Their Control     74
Tools Parents Need to Take Care of Their Own Intense Feelings     87
Help! Nothing Is Working     101
Appendices
The Face of Anger at Each Developmental Stage     110
Factors that May Affect Attachment     120
Practical Questions About Time-Out     121
Getting Started with Conflict Management     124
Steps to Implement a Reinforcement System     128
Co-Parenting Agreement     130
How Skillfully Do You Manage Anger? Worksheet     132
Recommended Reading     134
Index     137
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2008

    A great, practical resource

    This book is easy to read, and very practical - lots of information about why some kids are so much angrier, as well as how you can help them manage their anger, and get along with others better.

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