Temperament - RonaldMah

Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist,
Consultant/Trainer/Author
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"What is With This Kid!?"
Understanding Temperament for More Effective Management and Discipline

dvd of this workshop available at
www.FixedEarthFilms.com

FORMAT:
Lecture and Discussion- Participants are encouraged to make the workshop more relevant to their concerns by asking questions.

DESCRIPTION:
As participants understand temperament, many of the negative judgments and fears about their children's behavior can be set aside. Participants will learn nine temperamental traits and how to make a temperamental evaluations of children and of themselves. How to use the temperamental evaluation to create constructive experiences with the child; to minimize difficulties; and to empower the adult with logical and effective strategies for interactions. How to diagnose learning styles of children; and how to diagnose adult's teaching/parenting styles.

SUMMARY OF CONTENT:
1) "I got this wild kid! What the heck is going on? (What the heck is wrong?)"
  • Recognizing what active, disruptive, and wild behavior is in the range of normal children's behavior; and what is not.

2) Assumptions and implications with various diagnoses.
  • Each diagnosis (from physical fatigue to temperament to pathology to moral weakness) of the reasons for a child's behavior carries assumptions and implications that have impact on how adults see the child.

3) PATHOLOGY- What is "Hyperactivity?"
  • A DIAGNOSTIC ORDER FOR APPROACHING "Hyper" ACTIVITY

4) Nine Temperamental Traits and how to use them to make Temperamental Evaluations.

5) "Goodness of Fit" between adult and child (theory and exercise)
  • How to use the theory to regain adult authority and better help the child make appropriate adaptations and compensations.

6) Learning Styles & Teaching-Living Styles
  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Motor-Kinesthetic

7) Match and Mismatch

8) Tell, Show, Do   
ADDRESS:
433 Estudillo Ave., #305
San Leandro, CA 94577-4915
Ronald Mah, M.A., Ph.D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT32136
CONTACT INFORMATION:
phone: (510) 614-5641
fax: (510) 889-6553
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