Resources

Discipline (Parenting)

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Lending Library - Books (10)

Lending Library - DVDs (4)

Books

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.
It's not easy being a parent. You want kids who listen and children you can enjoy. You want to raise happy and competent youngsters, but you don't have a lot of free time to read discipline and parenting books. This book is a new 3rd edition of the popular 1-2-3 Magic program that addresses the difficult task of child discipline with humor, keen insight and proven experience. Dr. Phelan simplifies the job of parenting in three straightforward steps.

Creative Answers to Misbehavior
by John F. Taylor, Ph.D.
This booklet is the reader's answer to the questions of how to confront a misbehaving child and what disciplinary measure to use. Gives 16 creative ways to confront a misbehaving child and has 13 effective disciplinary responses for misbehaviors. (parents & professionals)

Discipline Without Shouting or Spanking
by Jerry Wyckoff, Ph.D. and Barbara C. Unell
This book offers effective, practical, nonviolent options for correcting the most common behavior problems of preschoolers. You will learn how to deal with misbehavior including temper tantrums, whining, negativity, sibling rivalry, possessiveness, aggressive behavior, resisting bedtime, playing with food, and many more problems - without shouting or spanking.

Disciplining Students with Disabilities
by Hartwig & Ruesch
For today's teachers, guidance counselors and administrators-who must perform their duties in this age of social upheaval-here are proven methods and techniques to aid in constructing a wholesome and disciplined school environment.

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline
by Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D.
You love your children, but if you're like most parents, you don't always love their behavior. But how can you guide them without resorting to less-than-optimal behavior yourself? Dr. Becky Bailey's unusual and powerful approach to parenting has made thousands of families happier and healthier. Focusing on self-control and confidence-building for both parent and child. This is a must-read book for every parent, teacher, and child-care provider.

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline
by Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D.
You love your children, but if you're like most parents, you don't always love their behavior. But how can you guide them without resorting to less-than-optimal behavior yourself? Dr. Becky Bailey's unusual and powerful approach to parenting has made thousands of families happier and healthier. Focusing on self-control and confidence-building for both parent and child. This is a must-read book for every parent, teacher, and child-care provider.

He Hit Me Back First!
by Eva D. Fugitt
This activity-book lovingly guides children to self-correcting behavior. Children become aware of choice and their "wise part within" which helps them choose appropriate behaviors in all their interactions.

Manners, Please!
by Greta Barclay Lipson, Ed.D.
The purpose and direction of this book is to promote sensitivity and civilized behavior in children. Every type of etiquette from table manners and conversation to telephone manners and sibling harmony is covered through poems, writing activities, coloring pages, role plays and much more.

Redirecting Children's Behavior
by Kathryn J. Kvols
Take off on a surprise journey with the author to see how quickly your family can become close, cooperative, and respectful. This book will show you the path to peace within your family and beyond. (parents & professionals)

Secrets of Discipline
by Ronald G. Morrish
Now here is a new resource that gets discipline back on track. With the Secrets of Discipline, you will learn the keys for raising and teaching children without all the deal making, the arguments, and the confrontations. (parents & professionals)

CDs

Preventing Power Struggles
by Dr. Becky Bailey (Audio CD)
Follow these five steps and you will never become entrenched in a power struggle again! Learn what creates them, how to prevent them, ways to get out of them and how to heal from them. A must if you interact with people ages 1 to 100.

DVDs

Discipline for Students with Disabilities: New Ways to Respond to Misbehavior in School and in the Classroom
15 minutes
Congress has enacted important changes to the discipline rules for special education students in the IDEA 2004. In this DVD, you learn what consequences are permissible for misbehaving students with disabilities, when administrators can handle special education discipline without IEP team involvement, how students with disabilities can lose educational services if their misbehavior is not caused by a disability, and more.

Discipline: Teaching Limits With Love
by Dr. T. Berry Brazelton
Renowned child development expert Dr. T. Berry Brazelton shows parents that a firm but gently approach is best for discipline of young children, and demonstrates practical techniques to set effective limits from the start. He explains why children actually look for limits and how the limits children learn in their first few years can build a foundation for the rest of their lives. Dr. Brazelton also offers advice and tips to help parents and caregivers manage their own emotions and avoid using physical punishment.

Disciplining Kids Without Screaming & Scolding
20 minutes
Presenting better ways to discipline, the program portrays destructive methods (shouting, verbal abuse, threats) followed by alternatives that focus on giving attention for positive rather than negative behavior. Through discussion and dramatized stories, viewers learn how to make encouraging statements with "I" messages, deliver reprimands when needed, and give directions so children understand exactly what is expected.

How to Discipline Kids without Losing Their Love and Respect
Love & Logic (94 minutes)
Watch beloved storyteller and parenting expert, Jim Fay, as he speaks to parents, educators, and community leaders about how to discipline kids without losing their love or respect. This DVD teaches: two simple rules for raising respectful, responsible kids; how to take good care of yourself; how to teach and build character; how to get kids to listen the first time; and much more. This video is a great introduction to Love and Logic for the beginner... and a great review for those already familiar with the techniques.

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