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Parenting the Strong-Willed Child, Revised and Updated Edition: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds,9780071383011

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

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9780071383011

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0071383018
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Pub. Date:
2/21/2002
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill
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Summary

The bestselling five-week program to improving the disruptive child's behavior--now updated and revised Based on more than 40 years of collective research, parents and longtime child behavior experts Dr. Rex Forehand and Dr. Nicholas Long have devised a program to help you find positive and manageable solutions to your child's difficult behavior. Now in a revised and updated edition, Parenting the Strong-Willed Child is a self-guided program for managing disruptive young children based on a clinical treatment program. This hands-on guide provides you with a step-by-step, five-week program toward improving your child's behavior as well as the entire family's relationship. Providing you with the necessary tools for successfully managing the difficult child, the book covers specific factors that cause or contribute to a child's disruptive behavior; ways to develop a more positive atmosphere in your family and home; actual reports by parents of difficult children; strategies for managing specific behavior problems; how to tell if your child might have ADHD; and more.

Author Biography

Rex Forehand, Ph.D., is a research professor of clinical child psychology and director for the Institute for Behavior Research at the University of Georgia.

Nicholas Long, Ph.D., is associate professor of pediatrics and director of pediatric psychology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction 1(4)
PART I Understanding Your Strong-Willed Child's Behavior 5(52)
Strong-Willed Behavior and How It All Begins
7(8)
Why Is My Child Becoming Even More Strong-Willed?
15(12)
It Takes More than Just Good Parenting
27(14)
Does My Child Have ADHD?
41(16)
PART II Addressing Strong-Willed Behavior: A Five-Week Program 57(94)
Does My Child's Behavior Really Need to Change?
59(14)
Week 1: Attending
73(14)
Week 2: Rewarding
87(16)
Week 3: Ignoring
103(8)
Week 4: Giving Directions
111(14)
Week 5: Using Time-Outs
125(18)
Integrating Your Parenting Skills
143(8)
PART III Creating a Positive Climate for Behavior Change 151(76)
Creating a More Positive Home
153(14)
Improving Your Communication Skills
167(16)
Developing More Patience
183(16)
Building Positive Self Esteem
199(16)
Helping Your Child Solve Problems with Peers
215(12)
PART IV Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations 227(26)
Specific Problem Behaviors
229(24)
Temper tantrums
Aggression
Mealtime behavior problems
Dressing problems
Behavior problems in the car
Bedtime and sleep problems
Lying
Sibling rivalry
Appendix: Internet Resources for Parents 253(4)
Index 257


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