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Disciplining children effectively

June 5, 2008
Deciding how to discipline a child can be one of the hardest parts of being a parent. Even parents of generally well-behaved children can find themselves at a loss when trying to discipline a defiant toddler or a surly teenager. In this episode, psychologist Alan Kazdin, PhD, discusses corporal punishment and the most effective techniques for getting the behavior parents want.
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Handling Defiant Kids Made Easy

June 1, 2008
Parents grappling with how to change the behavior of a defiant tantrum-prone child often turn in frustration to books for help, with mixed results.
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Praise a Child Right, and You’ll Get Results

February 8, 2008
Alan Kazdin knows where I’ve gone wrong. He knows that I nag, and threaten, and then try to reason with my child, explaining why what she’s doing is a bad idea. And he knows that none of those time-honored parenting techniques work worth a darn.
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Parenting by the Book

February 1, 2008
What parent hasn’t had to deal with an unruly child? Throwing a tantrum in the supermarket. Refusing to go to...
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