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Parent Effectiveness Training : The Proven Program for Raising Responsible Children (Paperback) (Thomas
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P.E.T., or Parent Effectiveness Training, began almost forty years ago as the first national parent-training program to teach parents how to communicate more effectively with kids and offer step-by-step advice to resolving family conflicts so everybody wins. This beloved classic is the most studied, highly praised, and proven parenting program in the world -- and it will work for you. Now revised for the first time since its initial publication, this groundbreaking guide will show you:How to avoid being a permissive parentHow to listen so kids will talk to you and talk so kids will listen to youHow to teach your children to "own" their problems and to solve themHow to use the "No-Lose" method to resolve conflictsUsing the timeless methods of P.E.T. will have immediate results: less fighting, fewer tantrums and lies, no need for punishment. Whether you have a toddler striking out for independence or a teenager who has already started rebelling, you'll find P.E.T. a compassionate, effective way to instill responsibility and create a nurturing family environment in which your child will thrive.
Revised for the first time since its 1970 publication, this classic and compassionate guide helps parents teach their children self -discipline and the skills to negotiate win-win solutions and resolve conflicts, while stressing the ineffectiveness of external punishment. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 365
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Parenting / General
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Thomas Gordon
Street Date: September 1, 2000
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-0891