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This seminar is for YOU if you work with young adults, teens or children who:
• Debate and invite power struggles with parents or teachers
• Display hostile, angry, revengeful, exploitative or predatory tendencies
• Use silly immature tactics to gain attention and get noticed
• Engage in property destruction, fire-setting, vandalism or animal cruelty
• Have diagnoses such as ADHD, ODD, Bipolar Disorder, or Conduct Disorder
• Act irresponsible, helpless, negligent or tardy
• Snicker at charts-and-stars and other “behavior modification” attempts
Watch this live webcast and learn a wealth of high-impact techniques that cut across diagnostic lines and apply universally, from early childhood to young adult. Using these techniques will enable you to accomplish quickly what can often be missed in months of regular talk therapies, counseling or behavior modification reward systems.
You’ll learn how to stop pre-delinquent clients’ manipulations such as victim playing, power struggling, denial, minimizing, defiance, evasive lying, excuse making, blaming, and justifying. You’ll learn key strategies for “reading” misbehavior to uncover its underlying needs and motivations. You can share these methods with teachers and parents to free them from “ignore-nag-yell-punish” cycles and senseless power struggles. Discover powerful techniques to divert and reduce hostility and revenge in oppositional, predatory, violent adolescents and young adults. You’ll be able to introduce presocial adaptive behaviors that develop conscience and satisfy their unmet needs that trigger misbehavior.
John F. Taylor, Ph.D., is a prominent innovator and highly regarded authority on child discipline from the Adlerian perspective. Throughout over 40 years of clinical practice he has specialized in diagnosis and treatment for stressed families and at-risk children, teens and adults. He is the director of Parentology, an information and resource provider for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and related conditions. The author and producer of over 200 professional journal articles, newspaper columns, journal columns, books, video DVDs, audio CDs and booklets, he is perhaps best known for his landmark parent-teacher-counselor guidebook ”Helping Your ADD Child” and his best-selling “The Survival Guide for Kids with ADHD.” Among his most popular publications on child discipline are ”From Defiance to Cooperation,” “Understanding Misbehavior,” “Correcting Without Criticizing,” “Anger Control Training,” and ”Diagnostic Interviewing of the Misbehaving Child.” His resources are available at his website, www.parentology.guide.