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Discipline / Guidance

Discipline / Guidance

Parents: Need Help Managing Your Child or Teen with ADHD? Learn About Research-Based Strategies that You Can Use at Home!
In this hour-long Lunch and Learn Session, you will learn how to identify likely reasons for your child's inappropriate behaviors. You will also learn research-based strategies for managing the targeted behaviors by addressing the underlying causes. Some of the topics we will discuss include: homework, household chores, sibling interactions, parent-child interactions, visitors to the home, and family outings. Presented by Dr. Kathleen Cook, Assistant Professor of Special Education at Augustana University, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and serves on the Board of Directors for the South Dakota Association for Behavior Analysis. Handout

Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers
Topics include: Communicating with Your Child, Creating Structure and Rules, Giving Directions, Using Discipline and Consequences, and Using Time-Out. Two types of videos are available, one features Real-Life Parenting Challenges that show how parents address every day challenges and find real world solutions. The other features experts offering "How-To" tips and ideas that are direct and to-the-point.

A Positive Approach on Parenting Children with Challenging Behaviors
This presentation will discuss and teach different ways parents can set behavior expectations and boundaries for their children. The importance of identifying positives in your child and developing a healthy relationship will be highlighted and how parenting each child can be different. Presenter: Dr. Aimee Deliramich, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, LifeScape. Presentation Handouts

Establishing Boundaries With Children
As children grow and learn, there are many areas of development that parents impact in their day to day interactions with them. One area that often gets overlooked and can lead to concerns for social and behavioral development is teaching children how to accept and set boundaries. This session will discuss why it is important for parents to set boundaries with their children, how to recognize when their child's behavior is moving beyond what would be considered typical, and strategies for setting boundaries at home. Presenter: Carla Miller, Executive Director, SD Parent Connection

Positive Discipline Part 1
This 25 minute video is appropriate for parents who want to learn an alternative to the reward and punishment system. The program is also appropriate for parents interested in different techniques that includes children with disorders of attachment, children on the autism spectrum, and children exposed to trauma. University of Montana Center for Children, Families, and Workforce Development.

Positive Discipline Part 2
This program promotes a strong parent to child connection, as well as sets clear boundaries and limits. University of Montana Center for Children, Families, and Workforce Development.

Strategies for Parenting Defiant Children - Webinar
Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., outlines positive parenting techniques that will help oppositional and defiant kids manage frustration and develop greater empathy and reasoning skills. In this audio and slide presentation Dr Greene discusses: tips for calming your defiant child, how to "reason" with your ODD child, strategies to help your kid manage frustration and problem solve.

Ins and Outs of Adolescent Brain Development
Why do teenagers act the way they do? The prefrontal cortex, which controls higher-order thinking abilities, is not fully developed until very late in adolescence. In this introduction to adolescent brain development, we will focus on the development (and under-development) of various parts of the brain, the ways this brain development affects behavior, and ways to support adolescents as they finish the crucial period of brain development. Presenter: Dr. Diane Bales, Associate Professor and Extension Human Development Specialist, University of Georgia.

Successful Co-Parenting After a Divorce
Free online, interactive, multimedia platform with videos demonstrating skills and strategies, extensive resource site, and certificate of training. Applicable to parents, family members and professionals. Modules: Introduction to Divorce and Co-Parenting; Strategies and Skills for Co-Parenting; Self-Care, Transitions, and Safety.

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