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Without Spanking or Spoiling

by Elizabeth Crary, M.S.

Second Edition

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Before You Begin

The three-legged stool
Recognizing your values
Clarifying behavioral expectations
Basic temperaments
Self-acceptance

2. Steps in Problem Solving

One: Define the problem behaviorally
Two: Gather data
Three: Generate potential solutions
Four: Evaluate, choose and implement an idea
Five: Evaluate your solution

3. Avoiding Problems

Adequate foresight
Make your expectations clear
Clarifying feelings
Follow through with your decisions

4. Increasing Appropriate Behavior

Attention
Focus time
Positive reinforcement
Praise

5. Teaching New Behaviors

Factors affecting learning
Modeling
Simple instruction
Shaping
Re-learn physical habits
Problem solving skills

6. Decreasing Inappropriate Behavior

Motives of misbehavior
Distraction
Assisted compliance
Ignoring
Substitution
Modifying the environment
Choosing appropriate consequences
Time-out
Negative reinforcement

7. Putting It All Together

First situation
Second situation
A closing

Appendix One: 150 Ideas for Common Problems

Appendix Two: Summary Sheets for Ten Tools

Index

Book cover

Useful for 1–10 years
128 pages
$14.95 paperback
$21.95 library

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About the Author:
Elizabeth Crary, M.S.

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Last updated May 26, 2014