Show Me Your Mad Face: Teaching Children to Feel Angry Without Losing Control

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Boys Town Press, Mar 1, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 366 pages
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This book helps parents:

Recognize angry behavior in children and act before it becomes a problem

Understand a child who is often angry and learn what that anger might represent

Teach children to stop using angry and aggressive behaviors and learn new, positive ways of behaving and expressing anger or frustration

Know when it's a good idea to seek professional help for a child who is often angry

Using many examples from her clinical practice and her own family to highlight her helpful advice, Dr. Schnoes offers hope to parents worn out and worried by their children's explosive, angry behavior.

 

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Contents

INTroducTIoN
1
ANgry cHIldreN
11
Children and Anger
21
How Children Learn
29
Why Are Children Angry?
41
WHAT PAreNTS cAN
51
Catch Kids Being Good
75
Set a Good Example
85
Teach Ahead of Time
121
Im So Angry I Could Now What?
133
Media Matter
147
Teach Problem Solving
157
Know Where Your Children Are
163
TeAcH So your cHIldreN WIll leArN
175
When Children Lose Control
191
When Its More than Just Anger
213

Listen to and Talk with Your Children
99
Where Is Your Line in the Sand?
115

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About the author (2012)

Dr. Schnoes is a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist who counsels children and families at the Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic. She is also the Clinic's Director of Training.

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