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Everyday Parenting

The ABCs of Child Rearing

Everyday Parenting gives you access to a toolkit of behavior-change techniques that will make your typical day in the home easier as you develop the behaviors you would like to see in your child. The lessons provide step-by-step instructions and demonstrations to improve your course of action with both children and adolescents. Among many techniques, you will learn how even simple modifications to tone of voice and phrasing can lead to more compliance. The course will also shed light on many parenting misconceptions and ineffective strategies that are routinely used. The key to the course is practice. It is not enough to know the strategies; you have to do them to reap the rewards. Using the techniques on a temporary basis will lead to permanent change. Chances are your parenting is perfectly fine and working the way you would like. But if you have any frustrations with your child or would like improve your effectiveness in changing your child’s behavior, these videos will be a very useful guide. Subtitles available in Chinese and Spanish.

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Yale University

Rating 4.9 based on 284 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts May 25 (yesterday)
Cost $49
From Yale University via Coursera
Instructor Alan E. Kazdin, PhD, ABPP
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Tags Social Sciences Life Sciences Personal Development Psychology

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so much in 14 reviews

Thank You so much!

Thank u so much for this wonderful course... What a wonderful course you've created for parents ... and for free.

Your techniques help so much to improve relationships, I wish I had known them much earlier.

Thank you so much for giving me this opportunity to learn valuable knowledge for my kids, myself, and our family.

I know how to deal easy with every day steps, and that i can help and do so much for my kid.

As a student teacher and as a mom it gave so much tools to work with.

Thank you very much for putting so much thoughts and efforts to prepare this course.

I loved the way assignment questions were framed it was so much to the point also the evaluation process to review my peers work.

This course has helped so much, the small changes we made has made a huge improvement and slowly but surely the behaviors are becoming permanent.

In a little span of time, you learn so much and can apply it inmmediately.

thank you so much Professor Alan!

It realy opened my eyes and helped me see things in a different way.Thank you so much for making this course available.

I have learnt so much through this course.

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easy to follow in 7 reviews

The videos are easy to follow along to.

I like this course, it is easy to follow and very simple.

Scientific and evidence based, well structured, easy to follow and interactive.

While the pace was slow, the content was excellent and easy to follow.

Simple, concise and well-organized content that is easy to follow.

很实用的干货,有理论基础也有实践验证,点赞! Thank you for this courseVery easy to follow and well explained.

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recommend this course in 7 reviews

I can recommend this course to all parents and guardians.

I would recommend this course to anyone because the Professor Kazdin teaches the right approaches about all the different methodologies parents tend to take, e.g., the effective punishment that changes the children's behavior, the process to take to keep them motivated, and so on.

I recommend this course for parents of children of any age.

I HIGHLY recommend this course to all parents and look forward to my spouse completing it as well, cause it's gonna get us onto the same page and help us to help our kiddos to develop the life skills and behavioral patterns that they will surely need to thrive.

I really enjoyed the delivery and the practical technique Highly recommend this course, it's really helpful.

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for every parent in 6 reviews

It's a must for every parent or teacher Excellent Magnificent!

Really a necessary course for every parent.

Excellent and a must for every parent, who take theri parenting seriously.

A must for every parent.

Thanks to Yale University and Dr Kazdin, research-based parenting is available to everyone Fantastic course!Such a great teacher, and really likable person, too!I can strongly recommend this course for every parent & caregiver; there’s soo much insight.

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parents and teachers in 5 reviews

KidsNeed2Talk2Someone2 (find us on facebook)... highly recommends this course for parents and teachers.

I recommend it to all parents and teachers very helpful, Thanks professor 非常有用的课程,对于培养孩子给出一些实际而且可操作的好办法,值得推荐给大家! This is a must to do course for parents to be, parents and teachers.

It is very clear and well explained.A must for parents and teachers.

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child rearing in 8 reviews

As parents, there is no way that we know what are the tried and tested methods of child rearing without learning about it, this is the resource for you to learn about those tried and tested techniques!

I've leant a lot about children and misbelieved about child rearing.

Amazing course Very informative and enlightening for my child rearing This course offers many practical tips to deal with everyday parenting.

The course covers concerns and techniques of child rearing.

This course is both practically and academically helpful for child rearing.

The teaher is very engaging and the technique tools explained in the course are very useful for child rearing.

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any parent in 7 reviews

Many parents have the right ideas, but execute their methods ineffectively-- Dr. Kazdin clearly explains the what's, how's, and why's of effective parenting to get parents back on the right track.

the type of course any parent should have access to!

pretty good, i started to use all the techniques This course is truly an experience and perhaps best any parent could ever get.

A course that I recommend for any parent Gran curso para conocer técnicas que nos permitan construir comportamientos en nuestros hijos y jóvenes.

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so many in 7 reviews

I would not have done so many mistakes.

So many important and valuable methods in this course.

As parents we prepared for birth but nobody told us that the best will come in the next years and we need to learn so many things if we want to give a better enviroment for our children in a stresful context.

I learnt so many useful skills.

I'm a 1st time mom myself and this course was an eye opener on so many levels for me personally.

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yale university in 6 reviews

Thank you Yale University and Coursera for this fantastic course.

Thank you to Yale University.

With best regards towards Dr. Kazdin, Yale University and Coursera Prof kazdan.

thanks all for useful imformations Excellent program for parents from Yale University.

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professor kazdin in 6 reviews

Principles mentioned in this course are seemingly simple, but spending the time to go through the journey with Professor Kazdin makes the principles more than a knowledge but something you can really use and make a difference in life.

Dear Professor Kazdin,Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge!

Thank you Professor Kazdin for creating this course.

Thank you very much, Professor Kazdin!

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improve their in 5 reviews

very helpful information about child rearing This is an excellent course which I'd recommend to anyone looking to improve their general outlook on not just children's behaviour, or shaping that behaviour, but also their own behaviour.

I recommend very much this course Excellent source of information for parents who want to change or improve their parenting on daily basis.

This is a great course for any parent that aims to improve their career.

A must study for first parents, but also necessary for any parents to continuously improve their parenting knowledge and skills.

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dr. alan in 5 reviews

I am really happy that I found this course, it was very informative and Dr. Alan Kazdin is amazing.

Gracias Dr. Alan Kazdin por su generosidad y por iluminar el compromiso de ser padres.

Dr. Alan E. Kazdin changed my attitude towards the praise and gave me some new concepts for "punishment".

My parenting becomes more and more effective with practicing the tools I got from the course of Dr. Alan E. Kazdin.

Kudos, Dr. Alan!

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Yale University

Rating 4.9 based on 284 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts May 25 (yesterday)
Cost $49
From Yale University via Coursera
Instructor Alan E. Kazdin, PhD, ABPP
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science
Tags Social Sciences Life Sciences Personal Development Psychology

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