A normal part of growing up is children occasionally testing boundaries, breaking rules, or “acting out” of expected behavioral norms at home and school. But when it goes beyond that into a continuous or constant series of aggressive, argumentative, defiant behaviors, it may be ODD (oppositional defiant disorder). When normal responses of positive redirection and age-appropriate accountability are no longer enough to help keep the family moving forward, it’s important to get professional advice and direction from those who have a deeper understanding of what might be going on.
Parenting a child with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is difficult, stressful, and often overwhelming. Overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder is the first child psychology book that sets you up for success by recognizing that taking care of your child starts with taking care of yourself.
Watch this webinar to increase your diagnostic, management and referral skills when treating children with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). Identify strategies to engage specialist services and families, thereby improving patient outcomes for those with ODD.
A definitive guide to recognizing what factors cause defiant episodes in children and adolescents, and tips to help identify when and where these difficult behaviors are likely to occur. Containing tools to increase positive behaviors, this is an ideal resource for therapists, educators and parents.
What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and how do I know if my child needs help? First off, let’s clarify what this means. In this video, I’m going to explain to you what Oppositional Defiant Disorder is and how to manage it. You might be surprised that it’s easier than expected.