Reduce angry and aggressive behavior of children and teens by teaching new social skills and positive ways to express frustration. Worn out parents worried by their children's explosive, angry behavior learn strategies to improve behavior and create a calmer home. Exhausted or frightened by frequent outbursts, parents often try to avoid doing or demanding anything of their children that might trigger their anger. Author Connie Schnoes tells parents not to unintentionally reinforce angry behavior by cajoling or consoling the angry child in order to keep the peace, nor to shield children from situations that make them angry. Instead, all children must learn that feeling angry at times is a normal emotion and there are appropriate ways to control and express anger without hurting themselves or others. 222 pgs.
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Published by Boys Town Press