Specialized Family Care Program

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Effective Discipline

  • Category: Parenting
  • Materials: Handouts from Washington State Department of Social & Health Services: "Discipline & Punishment"; "Ruling the Roost"; "Exploring Alternatives"; "Natural and Logical Consequences"
  • Goal: Provider knows effective discipline techniques.
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: October 2011
  • Developed by: Potomac Center Specialized Family Care Program

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows the differences between discipline and punishment
  2. Provider knows how to establish rules and use them in the disciplinary process
  3. Provider knows how to explore alternatives in the disciplinary process
  4. Provider knows how to apply natural and logical consequences to promote acceptable behavior

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider