A smart, easy-to-implement, and unique approach to positive disciplining. Drawing on her highly successful methods developed in her private practice, Dr. Cristine Chandler lays out clear, step-by-step instructions to help parents foster good behaviour in their children based on the positive premise: that children behave well when they understand clearly what is expected of them.
Most discipline problems occur when parents are inconsistent about what they expect. Four Weeks to a Better-Behaved Child shows parents how to implement the "4Cs" of discipline in their daily practice: use clear, consistent, contingent consequences. Moreover, in this concise, straightforward book, Dr. Chandler challenges several commonly used approaches to discipline and provides alternatives.
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Praise for Four Weeks to a Better-Behaved Child
"An invaluable resource for parents in their attempts to find the most effective ways of disciplining their children."
--Robert Brooks, Ph.D., faculty, Harvard Medical School, and author of Raising Resilient Children
"Cristine Chandler has developed an easy-to-read, step-by-step approach that will make you pause before trying time-out and other time-honored but ineffective techniques of discipline."
--Myrna Shure, Ph.D., author of Raising a Thinking Child and Thinking Parent, Thinking Child
"An informative and easy-to-read guide for parents. The four Cs to discipline offer a clear strategy for raising well-behaved and resilient children."
--Nicholas Long, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and coauthor of Parenting a Strong-Willed Child
Shouting, talking back, hitting, and slamming doors are not unusual behaviors for small children, but they don't have to be a way of life either. Four Weeks to a Better-Behaved Child is based on the positive premise that children behave well when they understand clearly what is expected of them and are held accountable. Here you'll discover:
Cristine Chandler Ph.D a psychologist based in Philadelphia has more than 25 years of clinical experience. Her private practice focuses on families and children; about half of her clients come to her to address discipline issues.
Laura McGrath is a professional writer who specializes in parenting and health topics.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0077114779