Beyond Consequences

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Beyond Consequences – Tips on Parenting


If you suspect your child has a behavioral disorder such as reactive attachment disorder or oppositional defiant disorder, or if your child acts out and nothing you do seems to help them, a love-based approach to helping children with severe behaviors might be the best approach. Our guest will be Heather Forbes, therapist, adoptive mom, and author of Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control.

+ Highlights of the show (click to expand)

  • What is meant by relying on love, not discipline, and what place does discipline have in raising disturbed children?
  • What are fear-based parenting techniques?
  • What is a love-based approach to helping children with severe behavioral problems?
  • How can parents take a break from raising difficult children?
  • How should parents take responsibility for their children’s pre-adoption trauma?
  • Chronological age vs. emotional age
  • What is specific language that parents can use to talk to their children during tantrums?
  • How can parents simplify their children’s world?
  • How should parents handle their children lying?
  • How should parents handle manipulative or controlling behavior?
  • How should parents deal with children who are physically violent?

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26/08/2009 | by Radio Show | Categories: 2009 Shows, Adoption, Adoption Radio Shows, Fostering, Fostering Radio Shows, Radio Show | 0 Comments

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