Tips for Handling Your Children's Behavior
Dr. Karen Binder-Brynes, a leading psychologist who works with adolescents and parents, says bringing in the police should be a last resort -- not a manipulative technique. "When a child is dangerous immediately to themselves or to others — then you would call the police," says Binder-Brynes, "like you would in any domestic abuse situation."
Instead of calling the police to help parent, she recommends the following tips to effectively handle your child's behavior, and to help circumvent them acting out:
For more information on Dr. Karen Binder-Brynes, visit her website at DrKarenNYC.com.