Parent's Toolshop The Universal Blueprint for Building a Healthy Family

ISBN-10: 1929643349

ISBN-13: 9781929643349

Edition: 2nd 2000

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Ambris Publishing
Publication date: 3/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Introducing Your Toolshop Tour Guide
Touring The Parent's Toolshop
Another Parenting Book?
What The Parent's Toolshop Does
The Universal Blueprint
Suggestions for Use
Prevention Toolbox
Foundation-Building Toolset
Establishing a Common Language
What Are Our Parenting Goals?
Parenting Styles
Parenting as a Team
Attitude Adjustment Tools
Practice Exercises
Detailed Answers
The Universal Blueprint
Balancing Logic and Emotion
Types of Problems
The Universal Response Formula
Identifying Problem Types
Tips for Tots to Teens
Nobody Said Parenting Was Easy
Practice Exercises
Detailed Answers
Self-Esteem Toolset
What Is Self-Esteem?
Encouragement Versus Praise
Self-Esteem Tools
Is Praise Ever Okay?
Encourage Yourself
Important Points About Encouragement
The Language of Encouragement
Practice Exercises
Possible Answers
Cooperation Toolset
The Difference Between Cooperation and Obedience
Cooperation Tools
Practice Exercises
Possible Answers
Independence Toolset
The Balance of Independence
Developing Responsibility
Independence Tools
Tips for Tots to Teens
Practice Exercises
Possible Answers
Child Problem Toolbox
Taking over Child Problems
F-A-X Listening Toolset
Peeling Onions
Fax Communication
Problem-Solving Styles
Communication Barriers
F-A-X Listening
Step B1: Focus on Feelings
Tips for Tots and Teens
Practice Exercises
Possible Answers
Problem-Solving Toolset
Step B2: Ask Helpful Questions
Step B3: X-amine Possible Solutions
When to Move from Step to Step
Variations of Problem Solving
Use a Problem-Solving Worksheet
Common Child Problems
Practice Exercises
Possible Answers
Parent Problem Toolbox
Where We Are in the Universal Blueprint
Keep Your Cool Toolset
What Is Anger?
Steps of Constructive Anger/Stress Management
Resistance to Change
Dealing with Others' Anger and Stress
Practice-Use an Anger Log
Clear Communication Toolset
Styles of Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Clear Communication Tools
Tips for Tots and Teens
Practice Exercises
Possible Answers
PU Toolset (Unintentional Misbehavior)
Identifying PU Problems
Using the Universal Blueprint
Step C2: Redirecting PU Behavior
Common PU Behaviors
Practice Exercises
Detailed Answers
PO Toolset ("On Purpose" Misbehavior)
Identifying PO Problems
The Importance of the Universal Blueprint
PO Tools
The Four Types of PO Behavior
Important Points to Remember
PO Combination Problems
The Goals of Adult Misbehavior
Practice Exercises
Detailed Answers
Discipline Toolset
The Difference Between Punishment and Discipline
Long-Term Consequences of Punishment
Discipline Tools
Using the Decision-Making Worksheet
Practice Exercises
Detailed Answers
Maintenance Toolbox
Family Council Toolset
The Purpose of Family Councils
The Benefits of Family Councils
Family Council Roles
Format Options
Getting Started--The First Few Meetings
Family Councils Use All the Tools
Family Council Trouble-Shooting Guide
Agenda/Activity Ideas
Detailed Answers
Three C's: Consistency, Criticism, Confidence
Increasing Consistency
Handling Criticism and Unhelpful Advice
Possible Answers
Maintaining Your Confidence
Glossary of Terms
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