An unorthodox way to handle "troubled" kids with explosive traits. Rather than punishment or reward, the author suggests we to understand when/what/why/where the kids explode and determine the need of the kids. All in all, the kids do well if they could....Continua
I like the book because it clearly and explicitly brings in another possible way to deal with "inflexible, easily frustrated and explosive" children, other than the classic behavioral management techniques.
This Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) is a relatively humanistic approach in parenting children. I like the assumption behind CPS that "children will do well if they can".
This book works by giving step-by-step guidance on how to gently redirect the child from the verge of exploding an to a colaberative problem-solving mode. It serves as a useful guide for parents with inflexible, explosive and easily frustrated kids (yet, they're NOT oppositional, just as helpless as their parents)....Continua