Table of contents for Your defiant teen : 10 steps to resolve conflict and rebuild your relationship / by Russell A. Barkley and Arthur L. Robin ; with Christine M. Benton.

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I. You and Your Defiant Teen

1. What Defiance Is--and What You Should Do about It

2. How Defiance Develops

3. What Does Adolescence Have to Do with It?

4. Is It Just Your Teen's Personality?

5. Where Do You Come In?

6. How to Find a Way Out

II. 10 Steps to a Better Relationship with Your Teen--and a Better Future for Your Teen

7. Getting Ready

8. Step 1: Making Positive One-on-One Time a Habit

9. Step 2: A New Way to Manage Behavior

10. Step 3: Contracts and Point Systems: How Teens Can Earn Privileges

11. Step 4: Making the Punishment Really Fit the Crime

12. Step 5: Tackling Additional Issues with Rewards and Penalties

13. Step 6: Addressing Defiant Behavior in School and Conflicts over Homework

14. Step 7: Using Problem-Solving Skills

15. Step 8: Learning and Practicing Communication Skills

16. Step 9: Dealing with Unreasonable Beliefs and Expectations

17. Step 10: Keeping It Together

Appendix A: Sample Problem-Solving Worksheets

Appendix B: How to Find a Therapist


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Problem youth -- Behavior modification.
Oppositional defiant disorder in adolescence.
Parent and teenager.