Table of contents for The Kazdin method for parenting the defiant child : with no pills, no therapy, no contest of wills / Alan E. Kazdin ; with Carlo Rotella.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
	The Method
	Where the Method Comes From
	Getting the Word Out
	So, Relax
1. Seven Myths of Effective Parenting
2. Everything You Need to Know (Except How)
	The Positive Opposite
	Positive Reinforcement
	Reinforced Practice
	Shaping
	Extinction
	Putting It All Together: ABC
	Q&A
3. Putting the Method in Place: Transitions, Tantrums, and a Very Young Child
	Define the Problem and Its Positive Opposite
	Get Started Right Away
	What to Expect the First Week
	Keys to Success
4. Your Six-to-Twelve-Year-Old: Supermarket Scenes, Late for School, Sibling Squabbles, Homework Avoidance, and More
	Supermarket Scenes
	Late for School
	Sibling Squabbles
	Squabbling Friends
	Homework Avoidance
	Involving a Teacher
5. Your Preadolescent: Bad Attitude, Bad Language, Home Alone, and Much More
	A Little Perspective
	What¿s with Them?
	Pushing the Limits
	Family Values
	The Art of Compromise
	Adapting the Method to Preadolescents
	Bad Attitude
	Swearing
	Messy Room
	After School on His Own
	Practicing an Instrument
	Negotiating
	Blowups and Everyday Life
6. Punishment: The Most Misunderstood, Misused, and Overused Tool in the Parental Toolbox
	Multiple Motives Lead to Punishment Myths
	Effects and Side Effects of Punishment
	How to Punish
	A Common Punishment: Time Out
7. Special Situations: How to Jumpstart Behavior, Work with More Than One Child, and Handle Low-Rate Misbehaviors
	Jumpstarting Behavior
	Consequence Sharing
	Group Programs
	Low-rate Programs
8. Troubleshooting
	When You Need to Troubleshoot
	Common Problems (and Quick Fixes for Them)
	Troubleshooting the Basics
	Troubleshooting the Scrooge Scenario
	Check Each Other
	A Couple of Common Questions, Quickly Answered
	Advanced Troubleshooting
9. Your Child¿s Wider World
	Good Behavior for Good
	Fading the Program
	Transferring Behaviors to New Situations
	Different Settings, Different People
	Babysitter for the Evening
	Daily Babysitter or Nanny
	Daycare
	School¿Coach¿Vacation¿Joint Custody¿You Already Did the Hard Part
10. Parenting Stress and Household Chaos
	Parenting Stress
	Effects of Parenting Stress on Parent and Child Behavior
	Effects of Stress on Attachment
	What to Do About Parenting Stress
	Stress Research and Family Stories
	Household Chaos
	Bringing Order to the Household
	How Much Order Is Too Much?
	Investing in Routine
	Seeking Professional Help for Yourself
11. Beyond the Method
	When and Why the Program Doesn¿t Change Behaviors
	Medication and Diet
	Can Medication Help Address My Child¿s Problem Behaviors?
	What About Diet and Nutrition?
	Seeking Help for Your Child
	Some Help with Signs and Signals
	Getting Help: Leads and Contacts
Conclusion: Positive Parenting
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Problem children -- Behavior modification.
Child rearing.
Parenting.