The Explosive Child is a New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children. The author, Dr. Ross W. Greene believes that behind what looks like bad behavior in kids who are often labeled as “difficult” or “out of control,” there is almost always an understandable explanation. Dr. Greene’s innovative model shows how parents can build cooperation and Connection with their defiant children by understanding the four factors that drive their explosions: biology (including ADHD), environment, emotions, and technique (the way adults set limits). This compassionate guide provides clear strategies for cooler heads to prevail even during the most trying interactions while also nurturing a child’s sense of self-worth.” “The Explosive Child is one of the most important books I’ve ever read on understanding and.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for parents who have children that they feel are difficult to deal with. The author, Dr Ross Greene, believes that all challenging behavior in kids has an explanation and this book sets out to show how parents can build cooperation and Connection with their defiant children by understanding these factors. This compassionate guide provides clear strategies for cooler heads to prevail even during the most trying interactions while also nurturing a child’s sense of self-worth.” One of the things I liked most about this book is that it doesn’t tell parents what.
- The book provides clear strategies for cooler heads to prevail even during the most trying interactions
- The book is written in a compassionate guide
- This may be one of the most important books ever read on understanding and parenting children with behavioral issues.
- It is very dense and may be difficult to read for some people.
- It can be costly if you want the workbook that accompanies it.
- The strategies in it might require a lot of patience and effort.”
Learn more about the author
Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and author who has dedicated his career to working with children and families affected by chronic inflexibility, defiance, and anger issues. He developed the model described in this book over two decades of practice as director of Student Services at the renowned Melmark School for children with developmental disabilities.” “In this highly readable and practical book, Greene offers a step-by-step plan.
“The Explosive Child is an outstanding resource for understanding and managing explosive children… I have already recommended this book to parents, educators, mental health professionals, and anyone else who works with or cares for children.”
“This is an amazing book that has changed the way I view my son and how to handle him. It gives insight into why kids do what they do,and more importantly-how to connect with them.”
“This book is like getting to have a conversation with the smartest, most understanding person on the planet who also happens to be an expert in child development.”
“The best book I’ve read on parenting difficult children.”