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The Making of a Stable Family

  • Glenn I. Latham
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Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)

Abstract

After 30 years working with families in trouble, the lament of parents is still the same: “We were never taught how to raise kids.” In this chapter I address several specific parenting skills that are anchored in the science of human behavior. Specifically, I identify three basic principles of human behavior that are particularly relevant to parenting. Next, 1 describe four things parents must do when their children behave well. Last, I discuss four things parents must do when their children misbehave.

Keywords

Human Behavior Positive Interaction Inappropriate Behavior Ball Game Sibling Rivalry 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Glenn I. Latham
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  1. 1.Department of Special Education, Center for Persons with DisabilitiesUtah State UniversityLoganUSA

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