How to Deal With Your Acting-Up Teenager: Practical Help for Desperate Parents

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M. Evans, Feb 15, 1986 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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An outstandingly courageous, honest and original approach to teenage acting-out. This book might save your family's sanity. -Louise Bates Ames, Gesell Institute of Human Development
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Getting the Problem into Perspective
1
Chapter 2 Giving Your Kid Responsibility for HisHer Own Life
15
Chapter 3 Why It Is So Hard to Give Your Kid Responsibility
37
Chapter 4 How Your Kid May Respond
52
Chapter 5 Taking Back Responsibility for Your Own Life
67
Chapter 6 Preparing to Stand Up
85
Chapter 7 Eliminating Triggers and Reinforcers
102
Chapter 8 Standing Up for Yourself
126
Chapter 9 Following through on Your Stand
147
Chapter 10 A Look Ahead
175
Appendix A Questions Parents Ask
180
Appendix B Some Parents and How They Coped
185
Index
203
About the Authors
209
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