The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child

A lifesaving handbook for parents of children who are occasionally, or too often, “out of control” Includes a bound-in twenty-minute DVD featuring Dr. Kazdin and his staff illustrating key concepts of the Kazdin Method Most child-behavior books are filled with advice that sounds reasonable, fits with what parents already believe about child-rearing, and is—as Dr. Kazdin proves— guaranteed to fail. The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child makes available to parents for the first time Dr. Kazdin’s proven program—one backed up by some of the most long-term and respected research devoted to any therapy for children.
Kazdin shatters decades’ worth of accumulated myths about tantrums, time-outs, punishments fitting the crime, and much more.With the practicality of Ferber and the warmth of Brazelton, Kazdin leads parents through every step of the Kazdin Method in action—how to use tone of voice, when and how to touch, how to lead your child in a “practice” session, how to adjust your approach for different-age children, how to involve siblings, and more.The program is temporary, but the results are permanent—for very young children, adolescents, and even beyond.

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2 Comments

Amazon Customer on June 7, 2017 at 9:44 PM.

The BEST Book on the market!!! Don’t waste time buying the other books. I must say I ‘ve been a proud supporter of this book. Even my daughter’s play therapist was impressed and decided to look into this book and recommend it to her other clients. This book is way more worth than what you could ever imagine. After spending much money on insurance deductibles, co-pays, play therapy sessions, ADHD evaluation sessions, etc for a 4 year old who had the school calling me at work on a daily basis for her defiant behavior….I read at least 8 different parenting books,…

pippy longstocking on June 7, 2017 at 9:45 PM.

love this book Well, I sport a advanced relatively unused masters in counseling (specializing in children, I know…to funny). To say that I read a lot would be an understatement. This however, is the first book to date that I will recommend for kids. In retrospect the rules seem very common sense, but then much of lives lessons seem that way in hindsight.My child and I have had issues for years and I’ve desired a stronger more loving and respectful relationship. Many therapist and medications…