Raising a Self-Disciplined Child: Help Your Child Become More Responsible, Confident, and Resilient

Raising a Self-Disciplined Child: Help Your Child Become More Responsible, Confident, and Resilient

by Dr. Robert Brooks, Sam Goldstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071411967
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 07/18/2007
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Robert Brooks, Ph.D., is a psychologist on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. He is an award-winning speaker, author, and educator who has also served as director of the department of psychology at McLean Hospital in Boston.

Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., is a psychologist on the faculties of the University of Utah Medical School and George Mason University. He is also in private practice at the Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City and is on staff at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute.

Drs. Brooks and Goldstein have coauthored ten books, including Raising Resilient Children, The Power of Resilience, and Nurturing Resilience in Our Children. Their documentary, Tough Times/Resilient Kids, was a winner at the Chicago Film Festival.

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Developing Self-Discipline in Our Children     1
The Mindset for Effective Discipline     17
Helping Your Child Take Control     53
Teaching Your Child to Solve Problems     83
Showing Your Child That He or She Is Competent     113
Teaching Your Child How to React to Mistakes     143
Helping Your Child Cope with Doubts and Disappointments     175
Responding Constructively When Life Seems Unfair     203
Encouraging Your Child to Make a Difference     237
The Lessons and Power of Self-Discipline     267
Recommended Reading     283
References     285
Index     287

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