Creating Co-operative Kids - A Major Contributor to Misbehavior

- The 1# reason many children misbehave and what to do about it
- what it's like to be an adoptive parent
- childrens book author Lisa Lavoie
- reps from the NETWORK AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE discuss teen dating violence
- the problem of sexting

Creating Cooperative Kids is a one-hour television show that helps parents "retool" their discipline toolbox for today's challenging child. The executive producer and host, Bill Corbett, interviews featured guests as well as parents who are working with Bill in making discipline changes at home. The show is taped at a Connecticut public access studio and aired on many public access stations around New England.

CAUTION: The final 12 minutes of this episode deals with a very real and serious problem affecting the lives of teens. It contains a 4 minute clip from a documentary on SEXTING. While there are NO sexual graphics or language, the topic of sexting may be offensive to some who are sensitive. This documentary clip does contain a few very short music video clips of pop stars in bikini costumes.

Bill Corbett is the author of the award winning book series, LOVE, LIMITS, & LESSONS: A PARENT'S GUIDE TO RAISING COOPERATIVE KIDS and the executive producer and host of the television show CREATING COOPERATIVE KIDS. As a member of the American Psychological Association and the North American Society for Adlerian Psychology, Bill has provided parent coaching and has spoken to parent and professional audiences across the country. He sits on the board of the Network Against Domestic Abuse and the Resource Advisory Committee for Attachment Parenting International. Bill has 3 grown children, 2 grandchildren, and 3 step children, and resides with his wife Elizabeth and 14 year old step daughter Olivia.

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58 min 23 sec
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