How Do Great Parents… Problem Solve

Problem- Solving

(material provided by The Incredible Years, Carolyn Webster-Stratton, Ph.D.)

  • Talk about feelings.
  • Help children define problem.
  • Involve children in brainstorming possible solutions.
  • Be positive and imaginative.
  • Model creative solutions yourself.
  • Encourage children to think through various consequences of different solutions.
  • Remember it is the process of learning how to think about conflict that is critical, rather than getting correct answers.

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