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Morning Glory Treatment Center
for Children

Copyright 2009
1207 Pigeon Forge Road,
Pflugerville, Texas, 78660 USA
Phone/FAX : 512-251-3298

Directive Filial Therapy

A Four-Part Series by Norma Leben. Directed by Barbara Hendricks

Now all on one DVD! A four-part instructional series for care givers and family therapists working with children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder. Each 20 to 28-minute program presents relevant concepts illustrated by colorful graphics and parenting examples. Each program includes a printed guide that can be copied for on-the-job staff training.

#1 Getting Started. An engaging introduction to the basic concepts of the series including therapist/counselor roles, parenting roles and objectives, and the purpose of structured play activities created by Norma based on her years of experience as a foster parent and play therapist.

#2 The Importance of Routine. You'll learn how ADHD/ODD children benefit from structured daily routines. See how Norma includes lessons about homework, chores, and meal time responsibilities in real filial therapy sessions. Sample child chore chart and daily routine schedule included.

#3 Managing Misbehavior. Don't fall back on ineffective parenting that just create a power struggle. Norma shows how to prevent misbehavior and create a win-win discipline system. Includes printed handouts about the "behavioral curve" and effective anger management.

#4 The Spankless Job of a Parent. This video describes why spanking can be detrimental to a child's emotional well-being. Learn alternative discipline methods and principles from watching examples. This is a terrific video for parents to view and discuss. It comes with Norma's essay "The Spankless Job of a Parent" with steps for creating logical consequences for a child's misbehavior using a simple token economy with smileys for behavior modification.

New Lower Price
$69 plus shipping/handling.

Series includes four programs with runtimes 18 to 29 minutes on one DVD. Includes printed viewing guides.

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