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Description - The Brat Stops Here! by Mary-Elaine Jacobsen

Bratty kids are a thing of the past with Mary-Elaine Jacobsen's inspired techniques. Mary-Elaine Jacobsen delivers a simple and effective method to end obnoxious, bratty and disobedient behaviour in 6-12 year olds. Mary-Elaine Jacobsen has helped families transform their children's behaviour using a unique approach that centres on the concept of "Privileges On/Privileges Off". If a child misbehaves, they can no longer enjoy any of their favourite activities until they make amends. Dr. Jacobsen comprehensively explains each part of the programme, with age-appropriate tips, and guides parents through: identifying desired behaviour; conveying expectations and consequences to children; revoking all privileges when the child crosses the line; and having the child earn back privileges by apologising for or correcting behaviour. Parents don't need a nanny. They need clear, helpful advice on what to do when the MTV generation bites back. And Mary-Elaine Jacobsen is the woman to give it to them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312342791
ISBN-10: 0312342799
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mary-Elaine Jacobsen

Mary-Elaine Jacobsen is the chief psychologist for the Amherst Wilder Foundation. A recognised leader in child guidance and developmental psychology, Dr Jacobsen speaks regularly to local and national parent groups, schools, universities and childcare professionals. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.