By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Describe a two-step attentional focus technique that can be used on children with behavioral problems.
-Explain three concepts regarding communication and children's responsibility.
-Identify two communication conflicts parents encounter with their adolescent children.
-Explain three strategies regarding handling behavioral problems on children with divorced parents.
-Describe three areas regarding children's anger as failed communication.
-Explain a technique and its four characteristics that parents can use for effective communication.
-Explain a parental effective communication technique in light of their child's developmental changes.
-List two methods of competence-enhancing parent-child communication.
-Identify six steps in problem-solving communication method for difficult children.
-Describe three techniques to reduce parenting stress directed toward their child.
-Identify three misdirected parenting goals that can be solved through reinforcement.
-Discuss one method for building assertive parent-child communication.
-Explain three topics regarding children's respect for rules.
-Identify two areas to assess the effects of parental anger on children.
-Name the five parenting practices of families with children with behavior problems.
-Explain how are parents views and models about child rearing shaped.
-Name two factors are implicated in the development of behavioral problems.
-Name the three formal sources of support identified in this article.
-Explain how were measures of child temperament, parenting style, and child adjustment obtained.
-Explain what helps promote competent parenting.
-Name two factors were the most common precursors to behavioral problems at four years of age.
-Explain what was satisfaction with parenting closely intertwined with.
-Name three factors make independent contributions to adolescent school achievement.
-Explain what were the benefits for students who had a greater intimacy with their parents.
-Explain what is an authoritarian power structure.
-Name eight themes did Robin and Foster developed to describe cognitive distortions among parents and children.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."