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Parenting teenagers - Application of reinforcement and punishments

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Introduction. Operant conditioning. Watch the next video. Insight Into the Teenage Brain: Adriana Galván at TEDxYouth@Caltech. Reinforcement. Applying reinforcement to parenting. Conditions and limitations of reinforcement. Parenting Children with Positive Reinforcement (Examples + Charts) Children don’t come with instructions and discipline is often experienced by parents and children alike as an arena where our will and wits are tested.

Parenting Children with Positive Reinforcement (Examples + Charts)

Positive reinforcement is only one of many forms of discipline, but from the perspective of positive psychology, it may as well be the most important one as it focuses on amplifying what is already good in our children and in ourselves as their caretakers. Positive reinforcement as a form of positive discipline allows us to tap into our children’s individual strengths, draw attention to their personality traits and interests, and as a result give us an opportunity to connect, communicate effectively, and ultimately empower them to be more of themselves. Before you read on, we thought you might like to download our 3 Positive Psychology Exercises for free. You can download the free PDF here. Positive Reinforcement - Tips for teaching and parenting.

Punishment. Application of punishment. Limitations of punishment. Parenting Tips - St Louis Children's Hospital. Ask Jo: Handling Rebellious Teens. Relevance of social media to parenting.