One of the most common issues discussed in therapy with children and teens is appropriate discipline. Parents want to establish and improve the parent-child bond, but some behavioral can make this a challenge. Many parents struggle with this, especially parents whose children have mental health and behavioral difficulties. Effective discipline can significantly help children and teens improve their behavior, while ineffective discipline can cause chaos in families. Below are four principles that can help parents discipline effectively.
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One of the best tools you can give your child/teen is effective discipline, and following these four principles you will go a long way toward accomplishing that. Obviously there can be no guarantees of good behavior, but these principles will keep the family power structure intact, and teach your child the important life lesson that all choices have consequences.
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