16 episodes

Board Certified Behavior Analysts Angela Nelson and Kristin Bandi bring together more than three decades of experience working with children, teens, and their parents. Their knowledge and expertise in implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy has already helped thousands of parents better understand their children and improve everyday behaviors. Behaviorally Speaking focuses on common scenarios most parents face and provides tangible, lighthearted tips and techniques you can use in your own home.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Board Certified Behavior Analysts Angela Nelson and Kristin Bandi bring together more than three decades of experience working with children, teens, and their parents. Their knowledge and expertise in implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy has already helped thousands of parents better understand their children and improve everyday behaviors. Behaviorally Speaking focuses on common scenarios most parents face and provides tangible, lighthearted tips and techniques you can use in your own home.

    Resiliency and Growth Mindset: You Got This!

    Resiliency and Growth Mindset: You Got This!

    On this episode, Angela and Kristin talk about two hot topics in school and parenting- growth mindset and resiliency.  They break down what each concept is and give lots of tips on how to teach these skills to both children and teens.
    Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Kristin Bandi, MA, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with Rethink Benefits.  They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of children with learning, social, and behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities.  This podcast is brought to you by Rethink Benefits.  If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to visit www.rethinkbenefits.com to learn more about the program.  Not sure if you have access to Rethink?  Ask your Human Resources team if the program is part of your employer-provided benefits.  Rethink reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

    • 51 min
    Going back to school: How do we do this again?

    Going back to school: How do we do this again?

    On this episode, Angela is joined again by special guest, Jennifer Wilkens, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, to talk about the transition back to school.  Angela and Jen will dive into how to prepare kids socially, emotionally, and academically for being back on campus with peers and educators again.  They will also provide reminders to get to know state, local, and school guidelines around Covid-19 safety as well as tips for getting back into those school routines. 
    Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Jen Wilkens, MA, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with Rethink Benefits.  They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of children with learning, social, and behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities.  This podcast is brought to you by Rethink Benefits.  If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to visit www.rethinkbenefits.com to learn more about the program.  Not sure if you have access to Rethink?  Ask your Human Resources team if the program is part of your employer-provided benefits.  Rethink reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

    • 37 min
    Let’s Make It a Habit

    Let’s Make It a Habit

    On this episode, Angela is joined by special guest Jennifer Wilkens, a fellow Board Certified Behavior Analyst, to talk about understanding how habits form, developing healthy habits and creating a framework for them. Angela and Jen will discuss some elements of social/emotional learning, including stress management, goal setting and resilience.
    You’ll hear ideas for setting goals and creating reward systems for healthy habits and learn how to implement them in your own home.
    Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Jennifer Wilkens, MA, SpEd, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with Rethink Benefits. They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of children with learning, social or behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities.
    This podcast is brought to you by Rethink Benefits. If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to visit rethinkbenefits.com to learn more about the program. Not sure if you have access to Rethink? Ask your Human Resources team if the program is part of your employer-provided benefits. Rethink reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

    • 31 min
    Parenting Siblings: Can’t We Just Get Along?

    Parenting Siblings: Can’t We Just Get Along?

    On this episode, Angela and Kristin talk about siblings. They cover the all-too-common fighting, addressing what contributes to fighting and when – or if – to draw the line. Their practical, easy-to-implement advice is geared toward helping promote good, strong relationships.
    You’ll hear ideas for listening without taking sides, giving siblings the opportunity to resolve their own conflicts and proactively praising positive interactions.
    Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Kristin Bandi, MA, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with Rethink Benefits. They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of children with learning, social or behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities. 
    This podcast is brought to you by Rethink Benefits. If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to visit rethinkbenefits.com to learn more about the program. Not sure if you have access to Rethink? Ask your Human Resources team if the program is part of your employer-provided benefits. Rethink reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

    • 51 min
    How to Stop Whining: It Starts with Recognition

    How to Stop Whining: It Starts with Recognition

    On this episode, Angela and Kristin discuss the steps to recognize, address and eventually stop whining. They break down behavior strategies you can implement to curb this unwelcome behavior and offer alternatives to support your child in getting their needs met.
    From implementing warnings to recognizing how your own behavior might be playing a role, they uncover it all with their step-by-step techniques.
    Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Kristin Bandi, MA, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with Rethink Benefits. They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of children with learning, social or behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities.
    This podcast is brought to you by Rethink Benefits. If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to visit rethinkbenefits.com to learn more about the program. Not sure if you have access to Rethink? Ask your Human Resources team if the program is part of your employer-provided benefits. Rethink reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

    • 40 min
    Taming Tantrums: Uncovering Why They Happen and Strategies for Change

    Taming Tantrums: Uncovering Why They Happen and Strategies for Change

    On this episode, Angela and Kristin discuss the fine art of tantrums, and why your child might be throwing them. They provide expert tips for identifying the cause and age-appropriate strategies for resolutions you can implement at home.
    They will walk you through real-life scenarios and help you identify patterns and triggers, so you don’t get stuck in a box trying to solve for the wrong root causes.
    Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Kristin Bandi, MA, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with Rethink Benefits. They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of children with learning, social or behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities.
    This podcast is brought to you by Rethink Benefits. If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to visit rethinkbenefits.com to learn more about the program. Not sure if you have access to Rethink? Ask your Human Resources team if the program is part of your employer-provided benefits. Rethink reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

    • 55 min

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