Dr. Alan E. Kazdin

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So far Dr. Alan E. Kazdin has created 6 blog entries.

Removing the Pressure Sometimes Can Get the Behavior You Want and Quickly

Imagine a situation in which you would like your child to do something but he or she refuses or just does not do it without even refusing.  Ok, no imagination is needed.  If you have children or you have lived with another human of any age, you have all the examples you need.  People do [...]

By |2020-07-28T19:52:54+00:00July 28th, 2020|For Parents, For Professionals|

Managing Parenting Challenges of Social Distancing, Confinement, and Isolation

We have learned by now that one of the best ways to protect ourselves and others from the coronavirus is to distance ourselves physically from people and to stay at home with only occasional outings for essentials.  These practices translate to being confined to our homes all day and all night, sometimes without the ability [...]

By |2020-04-13T13:41:05+00:00April 13th, 2020|For Parents, For Professionals|

El Metodo Kazdin para Padres de Niños Desobedientes: Sin Píldoras, Ni Terapias, Ni Enfrentamiento (Spanish Edition)

El Método Kazdin pone por primera vez a disposición de los padres el programa desarrollado por el Dr. Kazdin cuya eficacia ha sido probada por las investigaciones más extensas y reputadas en el campo de la terapia infantil. El libro muestra cómo usar el tono de voz, cuándo y cómo tocar, cómo dirigir a tu [...]

By |2019-08-29T12:11:58+00:00August 29th, 2019|Book, For Parents|

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|
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