Why is it that families are suffering from so much stress in our society today? Why are so many children anxious and angry? Why are parents so frustrated at their children? What is happening that teachers and social workers must meet moms or dads at the curb as they coax their child out of the car to get to their school classroom?… Read the rest →
Posts Tagged ‘shaping your child’s behavior’
By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
When you buy a lawn mower, what comes with it? A manual. New car? Have a manual. Coffee machine for your house? You guessed it. Manual.
Know what doesn’t come with one? A new baby.… Read the rest →
by: Amy Churchill, LPC
There are several defined ways that parents can help shape their children’s behavioral responses, as well as help their children feel understood. I’d like to take a look at those with you in this article, with a second section that will further explain these reinforcement methods through common real life examples, in order to help you be prepared to implement these techniques with your own children.… Read the rest →