This is a major way of reducing the behaviour you don’t like. You must use ignoring techniques every time the behaviour happens, otherwise the behaviour will become worse instead of better.
Here’s how to do it:
Stop ignoring as soon as the inappropriate behaviour has stopped. Give an 'attend' or 'praise' for the first appropriate behaviour your child displays.
Evidence to support this information
has been carefully researched.
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First published: May 2005
Revised and updated: 2012
Review date: March 2014
* The information provided in these pages uses the following key source: The Parent/Child Game Jenner, S. Bloomsbury, 1999