In this final session, we wrap up by exploring the best and most productive ways to communicate with your child to facilitate understanding and cooperation, and remind you how important stability and harmony is in the child’s environment to encourage improvement.

What are the objectives of session 9?

  • To understand what reflective listening is and how to use it
  • To learn the skills of motivational communication
  • To emphasize the importance of stability and unity in the family
  • To provide ideas how to deal with a resistant and defiant child

Communication, including reflective listening and motivation, a stable family environment, and dealing with resistance and defiance are the cornerstones of improving a child’s behavior, functioning, and well-being. In the next couple of topics, we deal with each of these subjects in turn and provide tools and techniques to improve your ability to motivate positive change in your child.

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