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Behavior Basics

Presented: 2013

Description of Presentation

Does your child listen to what you say? Does he/she throw long tantrums? Do you have issues with hitting, biting or other issues?

The tools and strategies taught in this class helped parents learn how to analyze why behaviors are happening and prevent them, all in a positive reinforcement model. The first part of the lecture series focused on teaching parents the tools to analyze the causes of their children's behaviors and simple strategies to prevent them. The second part assumed parents applied the lessons from the first lecture and took the discussion to a deeper level to work on "what worked/what didn't."

CFK Resources

Books

  • "101 Activities for Kids in Tight Spaces," Carol Stock Kranowitz
  • "123 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12," Thomas Phelan (DVD also available)
  • "No More Meltdowns," Jed Baker
  • "Parenting with Love and Logic," Jim Fay
  • "Raising Your Spirited Child," Mary Sheedy Kurinka (workbook also available)
  • "The Explosive Child," Ross Greene
  • "The Social Skills Picture Book," Jed Baker
  • "Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too Tight: What to do if you are sensory defensive in an overstimulating world," Sharon Heller
Note: Many of the recommended books are available in The Westlake Porter Public Library (WPPL) Special Needs Section (Cuyahoga County/Westlake residency not required).

Behavior Basics | Free book list and resources from Connecting for Kids

Handouts are available in PDF format. Download a copy of the handouts in PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat reader, you can download the software from Adobe at no cost.

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Westlake, Ohio 44145

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