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Parenting That Works : Building Skills That Last a Lifetime - Edward R. Christophersen

Parenting That Works

Building Skills That Last a Lifetime

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Published: 1st January 2003
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Being a parent is perhaps the most important job many of us will ever have. In this text, clinical psychologist Dr Edward Christophersen and his colleague, child psychologist Dr Susan Mortweet, show parents how to raise their child to become th adult we would all like to be - one who is happy and compassionate, confident but not aggressive, and able to make and keep friends. They point out that from babyhood on through the school years. children learn these qualities by observing and interacting with their parents. In clearly written, easy-to-follow chapters, parents are shown ho to model and reward positive behaviour and avoid the need for ineffective, punitive discipline.

"Parenting That Works is "a book that works! It is teeming with workable advice that will help parents everywhere deal with the inevitable hurdles and hassles of child rearing."

Introductionp. 3
Building Effective Parenting Skillsp. 7
Teaching Your Child What Is Importantp. 9
Providing Positive Feedbackp. 31
Communicating With Your Childp. 45
Disciplining Your Child Effectivelyp. 65
Building Parent Coping Skillsp. 99
Special Parenting Topicsp. 121
Managing Your Child's Behavior Away From Homep. 123
Getting the Most Out of Toys, Games, and Sportsp. 131
Dealing With Divorcep. 163
Building Your Child's Skillsp. 177
Building Self-Quieting Skillsp. 179
Encouraging Independent Play Skillsp. 195
Special Child Topicsp. 207
Establishing Bedtimep. 209
Facilitating Toilet Trainingp. 229
Discouraging Aggressionp. 267
Coping With Whining and Tantrumsp. 311
Final Thoughtsp. 325
Notesp. 327
Indexp. 331
About the Authorsp. 355
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ISBN: 9781557989246
ISBN-10: 1557989249
Series: LifeTools: Books for the General Public
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 1st January 2003
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5