Teen dating guidelines
The number is increased by 5 or doubled (depending on the age of the child) each time the behavior occurs on that day.
Whatever stage you and your teen are going through in discussing and learning about dating violence — whether you want to teach them about healthy relationships for the future, or you’re concerned with a relationship they are currently in and want to give them advice — there are plenty of resources that can be really helpful.
Specifying Target Behaviors It is very important the child be aware of the behaviors that are targeted for reduction.
They should be very concretely defined: for example, hitting means striking someone else’s with the hand or an object, or coming home late means arriving home any time after p.m.
Children can fairly quickly begin to use their imagination to turn a boring activity into an interesting one.
Children from 2 – 5 years old should receive a 2 to 5 minute time-out.