(material provided by The Incredible Years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D.)
- Catch your child being good — don’t save praise for perfect behavior.
- Don’t worry about spoiling your children with praise.
- Increase praise for difficult children.
- Model self-praise.
- Give labeled and specific praise.
- Make praise contingent on behavior.
- Praise with smiles, eye contant and enthusiasm.
- Give positive praise.
- Give pats and hugs and kisses along with praise.
- Use praise consistently.
- Praise in front of other people.
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