Filed under: Positive Parenting Videos
running time: 20 minutes 7 seconds
With so many discipline strategies for children, time-out remains the most popular and effective technique for parents to use. In this video, Dr. Koontz will provide you with easy to follow, step-by-step instructions to teach you the discipline strategy of time-out. Understanding the secrets to an effective time-out will increase your confidence and your child’s compliance.
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This video will answer the following questions:
- What is time-out?
- Is the time-out technique different based on age?
- How do I decide which behaviors warrant a time-out?
- What is the best way to give an effective time-out?
- What should I do if time-out doesn’t work?
The suggestions in this video are appropriate for use by parents of
children ages 1 to 6. Time-outs are an effective discipline strategy
for almost all children, even those with developmental delays.
If you follow these recommended strategies diligently and they
are still not effective in producing a satisfactory time-out, please
consult with a clinical child psychologist in your area.