If there's a negative P-A relationship, when is it likely this negative relationship started?
Early in childhood
Why do parents tend to see the teen years as more problematic/stressful than teens do?
Parents may see the changes in th
Adolescent Strategies Notes
(both); engaging in a particular action means there are catastrophic consequences
"If my parents don't let me go out tonight, my friends will reject me"
"If we let him stay out late, he will bec
Children Behavior Notes
Parents are aggressive
parents need to model how to stay polite and calm when children are impolite, obnoxious, and
Overuse of time out:
Build resentment in kids "I can't do anything right."
Child refuses to come out o
Notes on Commands
Let's say a parent is mad at a kid for hitting and then uses physical discipline to correct this
using coercion theory, why might this be a problem?
If you use physical discipline back you are more
likely to use this type of pu
Notes on Emotional Regulation
Learn to calm down when they're upset so they they're better able to think and solve problems.
Identify emotions, how to calm down. Angry ways to chill. (step away, go somewhere by
yourself, breathe deeply
Notes on Rewards
What kinds of rewards are appropriate for what ages?
3-4 yr. olds: get confused with the system of trading stickers for prizes, so just give a
reward as soon as the desired behavior occurs
5-6 yr. olds: may need to trade in stickers for s
Child Centered Notes
How can sibling conflict be beneficial? (social and emotional competence about.)
Learn to deal with conflict later in life. May have similar conflict with sibling that is the same as a
later conflict. Learn siblings "push buttons" and
Notes on Praise
Why is it important to praise kids?
Praise can help a child stay motivated to complete a task and work
at their best.
How do you give "good" praise?
Effective praise needs to describe a particular behavior you like, so you shouldn't praise
Time Out Notes
What's the purpose of a time out?
Used to calm down
When is a time out used?
Children 3 and up
High intensity problems (aggression, destructive behavior)
High noncompliance/oppositional children
What are the steps in giving a time out? (
What challenges did Holly face as a parent? How did she overcome them?
Son is bipolar- as an adolescent, he is taller, stronger, and becomes enraged beyond control
Unable to restrain, Holly enforces clear, explicit rules- "if you hover o