Behavior Analyst Certification Board, a corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs identified by behavior analysts, and consumers. This is a great tool for locating a BCBA near you!
This book provides parents with effective tools and strategies for how to: Get a child to mind-without losing yours!; Deal positively and effectively with bad behavior in public places; Deal with arguing, impulsive behavior, temper tantrums, talking back, and noncompliance; Handle challenging times-bedtime, meals, trips, and time with the baby sitter; Teach children problem-solving skills, self-management, and good social skills; Forge a productive home-school connection; Deal with extremely difficult behaviors such as stealing, fire setting, smoking, drinking, and drug use.
The Verbal Behavior (VB) approach is a form of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), that is based on B.F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior and works particularly well with children with minimal or no speech abilities. In this book, Mary Lynch Barbera draws on her own experiences as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and also as a parent of a child with autism to explain VB and how to use it.
It is more a manual than it is a book; hence, it must be read, then reread, then read some more. Use it as a tool with which to build your family. This book reviews positive parenting advice from how to deal with tantrums to how to get your kids to do their chores and living together more harmoniously.
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