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Your Defiant Child

Written by: Russell A. Barkley PhD,Christine M. Benton
Narrated by: Pam Ward
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Discover a way to end constant power struggles with your defiant, oppositional, "impossible" five-to-12-year-old, with the help of leading child psychologist Russell A. Barkley. Dr. Barkley's approach is research based, practical, and doable - and leads to lasting behavior change.

Vivid, realistic stories illustrate what the techniques look like in action. Step by step, learn how you can:

  • Harness the power of positive attention and praise
  • Use rewards and incentives effectively
  • Stay calm and consistent - even on the worst of days
  • Establish a time-out system that works
  • Target behavioral issues at home, in school, and in public places

Thoroughly revised to include the latest resources and 15 years' worth of research advances, the second edition also reflects Dr. Barkley's ongoing experiences with parents and kids.

©2013 The Guilford Press (P)2017 Tantor

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Highly recommend it to any and every parent

Stories in the book are very related to some of stories we live with our kids. Wether you have a defiant child or you need to gain extra knowledge to correct some of your kids challenging behaviours, this book is for you. I am an educational assistant. And this book answered so many questions I had as an EA and as a parent too. Thank you!

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