Dr. Alan E. Kazdin

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PODCAST: Yelling at your kids: why it doesn’t work and what you can do instead

It’s time for school, but the kids aren’t ready. You yell, “Get in the car!” Nothing happens. You yell again. And again. And again. Sound familiar? Want it to change? uh-PARENT-ly cohosts Tracy Weiner and Anne Johnsos talk to Dr. Alan Kazdin, Sterling Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale, about the negative effects of [...]

By |2019-01-13T13:35:33+00:00January 13th, 2019|For Parents|

My work for Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Dr. Alan Kazdin recounts how he came to be a psychologist and discusses where his emphasis is now: studying models of treatment delivery with the idea of completely changing who, and how many, can access treatment. He notes that "most people in need of psychological help receive no treatment." This is based on current [...]

By |2019-01-13T13:40:08+00:00January 13th, 2019|For Parents, For Professionals|

Developing Persistence, Effort, and Goal Directed Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Parents often are concerned about their children’s motivation and ability to focus on and stay with a task to achieve a goal.  In fact, surveys show that most parents, among diverse ethnic groups and income levels, want their children to be hardworking. Clearly, parents have recognized the importance of characteristics such a persistence.  Scientific research [...]

By |2018-06-13T10:11:56+00:00June 13th, 2018|For Parents, For Professionals|