Effective Communication Techniques for Parents
The following points are tips to consider to effectively communicate with your child while teaching your child how to behave at home and at school.
*State expectations in a firm direct manner
*Make eye contact and get in close proximity
*Do not argue with child
*Do not give in, keep expectations
2. Learn how to speak so children will listen!
*Make child feel like he or she is being heard
*Communicate with care and authority
*Be consistent - Back up words with actions each and every time
3. Focus on the positive!
*Reward good behavior to strengthen it
*Reward immediately following unpleasant task, such as homework or
4. Incorporate appropriate consequences!
*Make sure the punishment fits the crime
*Have your child explain why he or she was given a consequence