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    Tool 05 … Relationship! Relationship! Relationship!

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    A summary of ideas for discussion

     

    • Take the time to enter into a child’s world; find out how they tick; take an interest in their lives.
       
    • Work out what sort of relationship you would like to end up with and how to achieve that.
       
    • Find out about a child’s interests, hobbies, likes, dislikes, abilities & disabilities, friends & family, experiences, traumas as well as the memories, both good and bad.
       
    • This is an S9 tool
       

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
‣‣‣ Anthony J. D’Angelo

Connection

Find out about a child's interests, hobbies, likes, dislikes, abilities & disabilities, friends & family, experiences, traumas and memories, both good and bad. Add to this list.

  • Again, many behavioural issues are averted if you are in a just-right relationship. Take a simple, caring interest in a child. Develop a healthy, helpful connection.
  • It is also helps gain important information for sharpening the behavioural tools down the list. For example, knowing a child's interests helps when it comes to rewarding or managing healthy behaviours.
  • Often programs and general preoccupation with other matters is the enemy of this activity.
  • Connections with other children and significant people in a child's life adds to the security and sense of well-being for children. Help your children engage in a variety of safe, helpful and healthy relationships with others.

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