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Behavior Management Training
 What is Behavior Management Training?

Parent Management Training (PMT) is a type of intervention where parents meet with a psychologist or behavior specialist to learn how to implement strategies to manage and reduce behavior problems. behavior in children. This type of intervention is based on theories of learning and behavior modification.

 For which populations is it recommended?

This type of intervention is recommended for behavior management in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADHD) and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. It is also effective for behavior management in young children with "difficult" or aggressive behavior.

Research Support

Among the therapies used to treat childhood disorders, behavior management training for parents is among the best supported by scientific research. This type of intervention has been shown to be effective in helping to change children's behavior, resulting in the reduction or elimination of undesirable behaviors and the development of better behavior in general.

Services offered

Dr. Vega offers Behavior Management Training services for parents of children between the ages of 3-7 years-old with behavior problems (such as those mentioned above). In general, it consists of 6-7 sessions of 1 hour each that are carried out together with the parents and the child.

Additional Information

Want to learn more about what leads young children to have challenging or "difficult" behaviors? Interested in learning about a commonly used strategy to increase positive behavior in children? Press the Play button (below) to listen to Dr. Vega discuss this topic with Pastor Medina on the radio program: Family Affairs (on Radio Paraíso- 92.9 FM).

Asuntos de Familia - Pr. Medina, Dra. Vega
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