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Dr. Ross Greene, originator of the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions model and author of The Explosive Child, Lost at School, Lost & Found, and Raising Human Beings, provides guidance to parents on understanding and helping kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges...along with his co-hosts Kim Hopkins-Betts (Director of Outreach at Lives in the Balance) and parents Jennifer Trethewey, and Stella Hastings.

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Dr. Ross Greene, originator of the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions model and author of The Explosive Child, Lost at School, Lost & Found, and Raising Human Beings, provides guidance to parents on understanding and helping kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges...along with his co-hosts Kim Hopkins-Betts (Director of Outreach at Lives in the Balance) and parents Jennifer Trethewey, and Stella Hastings.

    Finding Your Window In

    Finding Your Window In

    Does behavior belong in step 2?  How do you find your "window in" with a reluctant older teen?  Dealing with guilt over giving in...all these topics and more were covered on today's episode.

    • 46 min
    Finally, the "F" Word Makes Its Way Onto the Podcast!

    Finally, the "F" Word Makes Its Way Onto the Podcast!

    But probably not the "f" word you're thinking of. And, when it comes to wording unsolved problems well, even "f" words are relevant.

    • 45 min
    Clarifying Kid & Adult Concerns

    Clarifying Kid & Adult Concerns

    Two callers provided lots of great conversation today - everything from sibling strife, can an adult's concern be "I feel disrespected," and how to revisit a solution that isn't working.

    • 45 min
    Parenting During the Pandemic...and a Mom Who Was More Successful Than She Knew

    Parenting During the Pandemic...and a Mom Who Was More Successful Than She Knew

    Findings from the Lives in the Balance survey on Parenting During the Pandemic are now available on the Lives in the Balance website, and were discussed at the beginning of the program. Then we heard from a mom whose first attempt at Plan B went a lot better than she realized.

    • 46 min
    If You Need A Good Overview Of the CPS Model, This Podcast Is It

    If You Need A Good Overview Of the CPS Model, This Podcast Is It

    Thanks to four parents who emailed us with questions, this podcast provides a great overview of the basic components of identifying and solving problems collaboratively and proactively. Nothing beats real life...

    • 45 min
    Solving Problems Collaboratively Versus "Accommodating"...Not the Same Thing

    Solving Problems Collaboratively Versus "Accommodating"...Not the Same Thing

    After helping a mom sort through the ins and outs of doing Plan B with her son, we turned our attention to email, including one from a mom who was concerned that doing Plan B meant she was always going to be accomodating her son's problems. Good to get that cleared up.

    • 45 min

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