Parenting 101: Preventing Problem Behavior in Young Children

January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm America/Detroit Timezone
Chelsea District Library at McKune Room

Are your toddler’s tantrums making it difficult to go out in public? Does it seem like your preschooler never outgrew their terrible twos? Do you feel like you often resort to lecturing, coaxing, negotiating, or yelling? There are ways to prevent these scenarios! This talk will cover specific strategies that parents and other caregivers can use to encourage cooperative behavior in their young children. These strategies will focus on how and when parents should communicate with their children to help them learn appropriate behaviors. Dr. Katherine Tennant is a Limited Licensed Psychologist and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Michigan Medicine. She practices in pediatric primary care and works with children, teenagers, and their families to cope with common behavioral issues.