"Though Kazdin's approach seems complicated at first, his
easygoing and often humorous tone gently guides readers
through an array of problem scenarios, including bedtime,
tantrums, grocery shopping with a younger child, getting
ready for the school day and homework. The author promises
long-lasting results for a temporary investment in his
practical, positive method; parents may be well rewarded if
they give it a try." --Publishers Weekly
The director of the acclaimed Yale Parenting Center distills his thirty years of work with
children into a step-by-step method for parents -- with a
bound-in DVD featuring effective tips for common problems.
A startling percentage of child-behavior books are filled
with advice that sounds reasonable, fits in with what
parents believe already about child-rearing, and is—as Dr.
Kazdin proves—guaranteed to fail. The Kazdin Method®
for Parenting the Defiant Child makes available to parents
for the first time Dr. Kazdin’s proven program—one based on
thirty years of work with kids and backed up by the most
long-term and respected research devoted to any therapy for
Kazdin shatters decades’ worth of accumulated myths about
tantrums, time-outs, punishments fitting the crime, defiant
children, and much
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Alan E. Kazdin, Ph. D.
The Kazdin Method®
for Parenting the Defiant Child
with no pills, no therapy, no contest of wills
toddlers to adolescents, from the most defiant children to those who
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