(Published 2014)

One of the biggest challenges parents face is managing difficult or defiant behavior on the part of children. Whether they’re refusing to put on their shoes, or throwing full-blown tantrums, parents can find themselves at a loss for an effective way to respond.

Behavioral therapy techniques can provide a roadmap to calmer, more consistent ways to manage problem behaviors and offer a chance to help children develop the skills they need to regulate their own behaviors. This parent guide from Child Mind explains the ABCs of behavior management and what it can bring to improving behavior at home.

Find the guide here: http://www.childmind.org/en/posts/articles/2012-2-10-parents-guide-managing-problem-behavior