For fifteen years I have been listening to parents complaint about child misbehavior. Most of my patients were extreme cases, but that’s what happens when you’re a family therapist. It isn’t until children become defiant or parents don’t know what to do anymore to address the child’s behavior that the therapist is contacted.
For years I struggled with the difficulty of curbing child behavior in forty-five minute sessions once a week. Initially, I needed to establish a connection and win the trust of the child, which can take a while. Then, I needed to lure children to open up, in order to find the emotions affecting them. That can also take a few sessions. Once I understood what was going on, the issues had to be addressed. Problem is, these issues usually stem from or are reinforced by family dynamics; and that’s where you need the entire family to collaborate and make changes. If it’s difficult to change a single child’s behavior, how difficult is it then to change the entire family’s behavior and conditioned responses?Read More
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
Teaching children what to think usually results in defiance and rebellion. Teaching children how to think, will prepare them to make smart decisions on their own. A good behavior chart should be a coherent part of a behavioral and emotional system children can easily understand.
Parents applying a child behavior modification system should be able to reinforce good behavior, social skills, communication, family structure and the understanding and verbalization of emotions with simple child-friendly tools.Read More
Used to aid children in the recognition and understanding of feelings within themselves and others, GOOD PUPPY Children Behavioral & Emotional Tools also aid in the understanding of language, concepts and expectations while providing the structure and support children need.
Designed with empathic 2D images that help children visualize emotions and situations in order to understand them, the system also provides multiple correspondences that make it inclusive of children with dyslexia, color-blindness or some dissociative disorders. Based on predetermined consequences and positive reinforcements, the GOOD PUPPY Children Behavioral & Emotional System promotes smart thinking, teaching children to make good choices on their own.Read More
The system is so easy to use, a child can explain it. But here are the 10 most important reasons why you should try the GOOD PUPPY Children Behavioral & Emotional System if you're a parent, teacher or therapist of children, ages 3 to 9.Read More