Optimistic Parenting: Hope and Help for You and Your Challenging Child

Written for parents, and caregivers of challenging children, this book shows how to develop more positive thoughts and perceptions when dealing with challenging behavior. With keen insight, gentle humor, and practical tools and strategies, Dr. Durand guides parents step by step through the process of pinpointing the “why” behind challenging behavior, tuning in to their own thoughts, emotions, and self-talk, understanding how their thoughts affect their interactions with their child, using effective emergency strategies when quick behavior intervention is needed, implementing long-term strategies for lasting behavior improvements and much more.

© 2011 V. Mark Durand
Audience: Parent