Authors Rex Forehand, Ph.D., and Nicholas Long, Ph.D., are experts in the field of child psychology. They have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child’s self-esteem.
The Strong Willed Child is a completely revised and updated edition and now includes: new information, based on research, about child temperament; new chapter on the hot topic of play as a means of strengthening parent-child relationship; new section on collaborative disciplining with preschool teachers; expanded section about depression and stress linked to parenting; new research findings about ADHD and its treatment.
Uncover the specific factors that contribute to your child’s disruptive behavior.
Identify with real-life parent testimonials and discover strategies for managing specific behavior problems.
New research highlights the scientific foundation behind the program. Topics include:
Understanding Your Strong-Willed Child’s Behavior
Strong-Willed Behavior and How It All Begins
Why Is My Child Becoming Even More Strong-Willed?
It Takes More than Just Good Parenting
Does My Child Have ADHD?
Addressing Strong-Willed Behavior: A Five-Week Program
Does My Child’s Behavior Really Need to Change?
Week 1: Attending
Week 2: Rewarding
Week 3: Ignoring
Week 4: Giving Directions
Week 5: Using Time-Outs
Integrating Your Parenting Skills; Creating a Positive Climate for Behavior Change
Creating a More Positive Home; Improving Your Communication Skills
Developing More Patience
Building Positive Self-Esteem; Helping Your Child Solve Problems with Peers
Solving Some Common Behavior Problems: Additional Recommendations
Specific Problem Behaviors