Does your child or student struggle with behavior problems? impulsivity? problems transitioning? trouble completing homework? or difficulty following multiple step instructions?
At home and in the classroom, structured behavioral and discipline techniques are proven successful. Combined with flexibility that adjusts for a child/teen’s unique needs, flexible structuring is an attitude that focuses on addressing problems instead of bemoaning them.
In this series of articles Dr. Davenport outlines a number of suggestions for addressing common behavior challenges at home and in the classroom.
If you need help applying these concepts to meet your child’s unique needs, call 817.421.8780 to set up an appointment with Dr. D today.
Methods for Addressing Behavior Problems and School:
- Why Flexibly Structured Discipline Works
- The Power of Positive Attention
- Giving Effective Instructions
- Economics 101: Eight Steps to Better Behavior
- Economics 201: Six Steps to Reducing Unacceptable Behavior
- Time Out!
- Grounding ( Tweens & Teens)
- Problem Solving (Tweens & Teens)
- Using a Daily Report Card to Communicate and Collaborate between Home and School
Suggestions for Addressing Specific Behavior Problems
- Problems with Response Inhibition, Impulsivity or Acting Before Thinking
- Problems with Stubborn Behavior
- Problems with Changes in Routine
- Difficulty Transitioning from one task to another
- Trouble making Transitions at School
- Problems completing Multiple Step Tasks
- Problems Completing Homework
- Problems Consistently Completing Daily Routines
- Trouble Following Directions
- Disagreements with Friends
- Anger Control Problems
- Manners in the Classroom
- Problems Cleaning His or Her Room
- Using a Behavior Chart with Younger Children
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