Discipline: Managing Your Child's Bid for Power


Do simple requests of your child lead to whining, arguing or debate?

Do you find yourself "choosing your battles" more often than you'd like?

Are you tired of threatening, nagging, scolding or giving in?

This one hour course is designed for parents and agency staff. Learn parental responses that help with the prevention of power struggles and management techniques for exiting the power struggles we slip into.

Examine the differences between a bid for power and an actual power struggle.

Learn parental strategies that avoid and manage bids for power.

Discuss ways parents can successfully exit power struggles if they find themselves in one