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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