The Misbehavior You Want to Change
Describe the misbehavior you want to change:
Describe the behavior you want instead:
When the Misbehavior Occurs
Date of occurrence:
Time of day:
Place (home, child care, etc.):
The Severity of the Misbehavior
How bad (1 = mild, 5 = terrible)?
For how long (minutes)?
What was your child trying to achieve?
Consequences or Punishment
What was your response to this misbehavior?
Was your response effective?
If not, why not?
How many times did you correct your child today?
Written by B.D. Schmitt, MD, author of "Your Child's Health," Bantam Books.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 1995-11-07
Last reviewed: 2010-06-02
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