Your Child's Unique Temperament / Edition 1

Your Child's Unique Temperament / Edition 1

by Sandee Graham McClowry, Sandee G.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0878224912

ISBN-13: 9780878224913

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Research Press

Ages 5-12. This evidence-based parenting manual emphasizes the major impact that a child's temperament has on his or her behavior and development. The book helps parents to develop strategies that are responsive to their child's unique temperament. Dr. McClowry draws on her 15 years of research with school-age children and their families and 30 years of clinical

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Ages 5-12. This evidence-based parenting manual emphasizes the major impact that a child's temperament has on his or her behavior and development. The book helps parents to develop strategies that are responsive to their child's unique temperament. Dr. McClowry draws on her 15 years of research with school-age children and their families and 30 years of clinical practice as a pediatric nurse and preschool teacher. She combines her professional expertise with her own experience of being a parent to offer a down-to-earth parenting approach that will improve child behavior and make family interactions more relaxed and enjoyable. The manual features the School-Age Temperament Inventory (SATI), a 38-item parent inventory of children's temperament. The SATI has undergone extensive development and evaluation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878224913
Publisher:
Research Press
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The three Rs of parenting : recognize, reframe, respond
Ch. 1Recognizing your child's temperament7
Ch. 2Reframing your perceptions of your child's temperament17
Ch. 3Parental responses29
Pt. 2The two Cs : gaining compliance and cherishing each other
Ch. 4Gaining compliance43
Ch. 5Expressing warmth57
Ch. 6Disciplining school-age children67
Ch. 7Parents are people, too77
Pt. 3Putting it all together
Ch. 8Fostering independence and looking towards the future97
Ch. 9A brief accounting of temperament research109
AppSchool-age temperament inventory121

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