When Your Child Is Mean When Others Touch Their Stuff
This case study includes a “quick action” tip for how to handle meanness now, and an example of how to work through the 4R Formula for more long-lasting results.
Start by watching the video overview, and then download your resources.
The Short-Term Solution
Here’s a suggestion for what to do RIGHT now.
This isn’t a long-term fix, but it should give you a little temporary relief!
THE 4R METHOD
for long-term improvement in behavior, moods, and attitudes
REFLECT on the Situation
RESPOND Effectively In the Moment
Script: When Your Child Is Mean When Others Touch Their Stuff
Say This, Not That When Responding to Meanness
Create ROUTINES for Long-Term Results
ROUTINES MENTIONED IN THIS CASE STUDY
Deposit into Emotional Needs Account: Significance
Teach a tool: How to think flexibly / solve problems
Teach a tool: How to handle discomfort / cope maturely