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The Resource To Change a Mind : Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers

To Change a Mind : Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers

Label
To Change a Mind : Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers
Title
To Change a Mind
Title remainder
Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this companion to his first book, An Unchanged Mind, John A. McKinnon provides invaluable advice to all parents of teenagers and young adults. Using case studies gathered from his years helping parents with troubled adolescents, Dr. McKinnon explores the ways that adolescent development can be derailed in today's complex culture and how parents can prevent this from happening in the first place. Dr. McKinnon writes about how parents need to recognize their children as individuals, with their own feelings and opinions, as they start to establish their separate identities as young people and
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKinnon, John A
Dewey number
649.125
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ799.15 .M384 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parent and teenager
  • Adolescence
  • Emotional maturity
  • Adolescent psychology
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Adolescence
  • Adolescent psychology
  • Emotional maturity
  • Parent and teenager
Label
To Change a Mind : Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Copyright; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Author's Note; Preface; 1 Two Parental Tasks; Part 1: Recognition; 2 A Need to Be Known; The Act of Recognition; All Our Lives; "Watch Me!"; Empty Chair; Clinical Observations; Solitary Confinement; Misrecognition; Recognition in Character Development; 3 How to Recognize; Make Time, Find the Occasion; Choose the Moment; Make It Clear: We're in This Together; Speak with (True) Empathy; Recognize You Are Separate-and an Adult; Keep an Adult Style and Sense of Proportion; Speak Courteously
  • Be Frank without Lying, Guessing, or Making NiceBe Precise; Use "I" Statements; Find the Constructive Motive; Use Tact: Recognize from "Above"; Remember: Relationship, Relationship, Relationship; 4 Stage and Theme; Put Feelings into Interpersonal Context; Recognize Developmental Leitmotifs; A General Approach to Recognition; 5 An Invisible Girl: Lisa; Who Knew?; A Developmental History; Part 2: Limits; 6 A Need for No; Selfish from the Start; The Second Parental Task; A Culture of Narcissism; Why Some Parents Are Reluctant to Set Limits; Coach Fitz; What Limits Do
  • Limits Challenge the "Flawed Approach" of Immaturity7 How to Say "No"; The Fundamental Rule: Insist upon Basic Courtesy; Anatomy of a Set Limit; Put Privileges in Proper Sequence; A Second Fundamental Rule: "Or Else"; Make It a Choice; Don't Make It Your Problem; Mean It; Accept Dysphoria; Hang Together; Firm up the Boundaries; Pick Your Battles; Choose Where and When; Fit the Consequence to Its Occasion; A General Approach to Limit-Setting; 8 Spoiled and Beaten: Frank and Gail; Part 3: Both at Once; 9 Parenting; Set Limits within a Relationship; Keep in Mind the Big Picture; Stay Adult
  • Humor, Paradox, and SurpriseOmit Unnecessary Words; Recognize Resistance and Its Reasons; Avoid Tactical Errors; A General Approach to Both at Once; Putting It All Together-a Review; 10 Clinical Parenting; Why Outpatient Treatment (for Immaturity) May Fail; Why Public High Schools Also May Fail to Foster Maturity; Alternative Programs; Wilderness; Residential Therapeutic School 97; Cultural Norms; Notes
Control code
818847047
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (317 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590562673
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847047
Label
To Change a Mind : Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Copyright; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Author's Note; Preface; 1 Two Parental Tasks; Part 1: Recognition; 2 A Need to Be Known; The Act of Recognition; All Our Lives; "Watch Me!"; Empty Chair; Clinical Observations; Solitary Confinement; Misrecognition; Recognition in Character Development; 3 How to Recognize; Make Time, Find the Occasion; Choose the Moment; Make It Clear: We're in This Together; Speak with (True) Empathy; Recognize You Are Separate-and an Adult; Keep an Adult Style and Sense of Proportion; Speak Courteously
  • Be Frank without Lying, Guessing, or Making NiceBe Precise; Use "I" Statements; Find the Constructive Motive; Use Tact: Recognize from "Above"; Remember: Relationship, Relationship, Relationship; 4 Stage and Theme; Put Feelings into Interpersonal Context; Recognize Developmental Leitmotifs; A General Approach to Recognition; 5 An Invisible Girl: Lisa; Who Knew?; A Developmental History; Part 2: Limits; 6 A Need for No; Selfish from the Start; The Second Parental Task; A Culture of Narcissism; Why Some Parents Are Reluctant to Set Limits; Coach Fitz; What Limits Do
  • Limits Challenge the "Flawed Approach" of Immaturity7 How to Say "No"; The Fundamental Rule: Insist upon Basic Courtesy; Anatomy of a Set Limit; Put Privileges in Proper Sequence; A Second Fundamental Rule: "Or Else"; Make It a Choice; Don't Make It Your Problem; Mean It; Accept Dysphoria; Hang Together; Firm up the Boundaries; Pick Your Battles; Choose Where and When; Fit the Consequence to Its Occasion; A General Approach to Limit-Setting; 8 Spoiled and Beaten: Frank and Gail; Part 3: Both at Once; 9 Parenting; Set Limits within a Relationship; Keep in Mind the Big Picture; Stay Adult
  • Humor, Paradox, and SurpriseOmit Unnecessary Words; Recognize Resistance and Its Reasons; Avoid Tactical Errors; A General Approach to Both at Once; Putting It All Together-a Review; 10 Clinical Parenting; Why Outpatient Treatment (for Immaturity) May Fail; Why Public High Schools Also May Fail to Foster Maturity; Alternative Programs; Wilderness; Residential Therapeutic School 97; Cultural Norms; Notes
Control code
818847047
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (317 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590562673
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818847047

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