Praising Effectively

How to provide your child with behavior specific praise that will reinforce the behaviors you want to see. Behavior Specific Praise is a positive statement intended to reinforce the desired behavior of an individual that acknowledges the individual by name (or in a manner in which he/she knows they are being praised), specifically describes/identifies the individual’s behavior, and incorporates a term of praise. Identify the specific behavior to praise.Decide if the behavior qualifies for praise.If so, acknowledge the individual by...

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