Filtered by category: Behaviour

How do you support an autistic child with their mental health?

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The Counselling Directory explain the links between autism and mental health issues, and how you can help your child.

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How to help if your child feels distressed and scared at bedtime

Friday 17 February 2017 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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Our advice for tackling bedtime concerns and bad dreams.

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Helping your child to feel calm again

Thursday 26 January 2017 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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It's upsetting to see your child distressed. And it’s important that your child gets the message that you are calm.

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Strategies for raising confident children

Friday 06 January 2017 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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It's often a challenge to understand and provide for your child’s needs.

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5 handy tips to make bedtime easier

Monday 12 December 2016 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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It’s important for your child to have a routine in particular at bedtime. Read our guide.

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Simple guide to active listening for parents

Thursday 10 November 2016 / Parenting Tips, Behaviour, Toddler
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Listening is an important life skill. If your child feels listened to then they will feel like you understand them.

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How to use a reward chart with your child

Friday 21 October 2016 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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Reward charts are a great tool to use to help you focus on and praise the positive behaviour of your child.

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7 easy tips for using reward charts

Thursday 06 October 2016 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips
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Reward charts are a simple way to encourage your child to learn new skills and/or tackle their challenging behaviour.

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4 top tips for new parents

Monday 12 September 2016 / Behaviour, Parenting Tips, Siblings
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One of our Family Support Outreach Workers, Mandy, has shared with us her top pieces of advice for new parents.

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