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Positive Child Guidance,9781435418592

Positive Child Guidance



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Cengage Learning
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POSITIVE CHILD GUIDANCE, 6th Edition, equips adults with information to guide, manage, and cope with the behavior of children. The book provides insight into children's efforts to understand their own emerging needs and feelings while coping with adult expectations. In this sixth edition, Miller provides a range of practical, effective, and flexible guidance strategies based on principles of straightforward communication and assertiveness. POSITIVE CHILD GUIDANCE outlines workable steps for creating a cooperative, respectful community of children and adults with special emphasis on sensitivity to cultural and gender-based needs and differences.

Table of Contents

Understanding Children's Behavior
Serving Culturally Diverse Children and Families
Understanding the Reasons for Problem Behavior
Guidelines for Effective Guidance
Planning the Prosocial Environment
Positive Communication
Nonverbal Cues and Appropriate Consequences
Addressing Persistent, Unproductive Patterns of Behavior
Taking a Look at Children
Historical and Cultural Beliefs about Child Guidance
Children's Books Addressing Values and Feelings
Resources for Responding to Special Needs and Interests
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