Getting Your Child to Listen and Follow Directions

Have you ever found yourself repeatedly asking your child to do something that never gets done? We have and it’s frustrating. In this video, Dr. Koontz will provide you with some simple solutions for getting your child to listen and follow instructions the first time you give them. (12:16)

This video will answer the following questions:

  1. How do I get my child’s attention?
  2. How is an effective instruction given?
  3. What can I do to increase compliance?
  4. What do I do if my child still has a hard time following instructions?

Recommended Populations

The suggestions in this video work with children from 2- to 17-years-old. However, you will need to tailor the loss of privileges to fit your child’s age. The recommended techniques are easy to use for parents in almost any situation.