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Meridian Health Protocol

by Francene Frayer (2020-04-17)

It is much easier to enforce Meridian Health Protocol Review your rules if you are abiding by them yourself. It also gives the child a visual of what you are asking for. When the child is not following your example, it only needs to be pointed out. Do not allow them to continue with the undesirable behavior. By doing this, you are redirecting them to a behavior you desire and away from the one you do not want. Communicate with the child about the behaviors you do want. Use verbal and non-verbal methods to get your message across. Physically show a child a particular behavior if necessary. In some cases, you may need to give the child a verbal script to follow. This type of discipline educates your child while ensuring they know what behaviors you are asking for. Feedback needs to be consistent. If the child is behaving in a manner you like, tell them. Be specific about exactly what they are doing that you like. When the child is not behaving properly, follow the same rule. Feedback should address a behavior not a personality. PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder is a serious illness that is listed in the APA manual for mental disorders. Though in the past people would advise others to toughen up and not be effected by their negative past experiences, this often is not the answer. Trauma from war, physical abuse, rape, death of a parent or bullying can effect one for many years. You can't just apply will power to conquer it. It is considered an anxiety disorder in the DSM IV manual and can manifest as nightmares, social withdrawal, trembling, staying in one's room, unpredictable crying bouts and stomach pains.

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