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Publication Year: 2008 Format: Mixed Lot
Language: English ISBN:

0618773673

EAN:

9780618773671

The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child:

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Synopsis
A lifesaving handbook for parents of children who are occasionally, or too often, “out of control” Includes a bound-in twenty-minute DVD featuring Dr. Kazdin and his staff illustrating key concepts of the Kazdin Method Most child-behavior books are filled with advice that sounds reasonable, fits with what parents already believe about child-rearing, and isas Dr. Kazdin proves guaranteed to fail. The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child makes available to parents for the first time Dr. Kazdin’s proven programone backed up by some of the most long-term and respected research devoted to any therapy for children. Kazdin shatters decades’ worth of accumulated myths about tantrums, time-outs, punishments fitting the crime, and much more.With the practicality of Ferber and the warmth of Brazelton, Kazdin leads parents through every step of the Kazdin Method in actionhow to use tone of voice, when and how to touch, how to lead your child in a “practice” session, how to adjust your approach for different-age children, how to involve siblings, and more.The program is temporary, butthe results are permanentfor very young children, adolescents, and even beyond. The director of the acclaimed Yale Parenting Center and Child Conduct Clinic distills his thirty years of work with children into a step-by-step method for parents — with a bound-in DVD featuring effective tips for common problems. A startling percentage of child-behavior books are filled with advice that sounds reasonable, fits in with what parents believe already about child-rearing, and is’�as Dr. Kazdin proves’�guaranteed to fail. The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child makes available to parents for the first time Dr. Kazdin’s proven program’�one based on thirty years of work with kids and backed up by the most long-term and respected research devoted to any therapy for children. Kazdin shatters decades’ worth of accumulated myths about tantrums, time-outs, punishments fitting the crime, and much more. Think you know how to use a reward or points chart? How to praise your child? How to punish effectively? Think again. With the practicality of Ferber and the warmth of Brazelton, Kazdin leads parents through every step of the Kazdin method in action — how to use tone of voice, when and how to touch, how to lead your child in a ‘�practice’� session, how to adjust your approach for different-age children, how to involve nonoffending siblings, and more. The program is temporary, but the results are permanent — for very young children to adolescents, and even beyond. This is the lifesaving handbook for parents of children who are occasionally, or too often, ‘�out of control.’�

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0618773673
ISBN-13 9780618773671

Key Details
Author Alan E. Kazdin
Number Of Pages 304 pages
Format Mixed Media
Publication Date 2008-01-08
Language English
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication Year 2008

Additional Details
Number of Volumes 1 vol.
Copyright Date 2007
Illustrated Yes

Dimensions
Weight 18 Oz
Height 0.9 In.
Width 6 In.
Length 9 In.

Target Audience
Group Trade

Classification Method
LCCN 2007-018303
LC Classification Number HQ773.K39 2008
Dewey Decimal 649/.64
Dewey Edition 22

Table Of Content
Acknowledgments ix Introduction i The Method 3 Where the Method Comes From 5 Getting the Word Out 8 So, Relax 11 1. Seven Myths of Effective Parenting 13 2. Everything You Need to Know (Except How) 30 The Positive Opposite 30 Positive Reinforcement 31 Reinforced Practice 32 Shaping 33 Extinction 34 Putting It All Together: ABC 35 Q & A 36 3. Putting the Method in Place: Transitions, Tantrums, and a Very Young Child 44 Define the Problem and Its Positive Opposite 45 Get Started Right Away 46 What to Expect the First Week 58 Keys to Success 59 4. Your Six- to Twelve-Year-Old: Supermarket Scenes, Late for School, Sibling Squabbles, Homework Avoidance, and More 66 Supermarket Scenes 70 Late for School 75 Sibling Squabbles 84 Squabbling Friends 87 Homework Avoidance 88 Involving a Teacher 91 5. Your Preadolescent: Bad Attitude, Bad Language, Home Alone, and Much More 94 A Little Perspective 96 What’s with Them? 97 Pushing the Limits 101 Family Values 104 The Art of Compromise 106 Adapting the Method to Preadolescents 107 Bad Attitude 109 Swearing 114 Messy Room 115 After School on His Own 118 Practicing an Instrument 119 Negotiating 120 Blowups and Everyday Life 122 6. Punishment: The Most Misunderstood, Misused, and Overused Tool in the Parental Toolbox 126 Multiple Motives Lead to Punishment Myths 128 Effects and Side Effects of Punishment 129 How to Punish 133 A Common Punishment: Time-Out 141 7. Special Situations: How to Jump-Start Behavior, Work with More Than One Child, and Handle Low-Rate Misbehaviors 147 Jump-Starting Behavior 147 Consequence Sharing 154 Group Programs 159 Low-Rate Programs 161 8. Troubleshooting 168 When You Need to Troubleshoot 170 Common Problems (and Quick Fixes for Them) 171 Troubleshooting the Basics 172 A Couple of Common Questions, Quickly Answered 181 Advanced Troubleshooting 182 9. Your Child’s Wider World 184 Good Behavior for Good 185 Fading the Program 188 Transferring Behaviors to New Situations 190 You Already Did the Hard Part 206 10. Parenting Stress and Household Chaos 208 Parenting Stress 209 Effects of Parenting Stress on Parent and Child Behavior 212 Effects of Stress on Attachment 214 What to Do About Parenting Stress 215 Stress Research and Family Stories 216 Household Chaos 219 Seeking Professional Help for Yourself 226 11. Beyond the Method 229 When and Why the Program Doesn’t Change Behaviors 229 Medication and Diet 234 Seeking Help for Your Child 239 Conclusion: Positive Parenting 249 Appendix: Age-Appropriate Rewards for Children 265 Index 269

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