The educative adult-child relationship in guiding the child to adulthood
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While undertaking research for his Doctorate, Dr. Resnick observed that virtually all the evidence-based and well researched parenting programmes such as the Triple P are based on Cognitive Behavioural Principles and Social Learning theory. In other words the aim of their programme is to help parents deal with their child’s behavior. Many professionals are taught that childhood disorders have nothing to do with the quality of parenting that the child receives. In fact, from Dr. Resnick’s experience with the SCPP, parenting has everything to do with the manisfestation of all childhood disorders. This is what makes SCPP so different and effective. Another huge advantage is that it consists of only one general session and a follow-up session with the family when teenagers are involved or children with extreme behavior disorders such as Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD), Encopresis (soiling), enuresis (bed-wetting), school refusal and Selected Mutism amongst others. Dr. Resnick mediated this session.
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Dr. Ken Resnick, Educational Psychologist and Founder of the SmartChoiceParenting Programme, established in 2008.
The principles of the SCPP help equip parents with the tools that they need to effectively manage and guide their child on their road to adulthood.
As an Educational psychologist at a co-educational school, Dr. Resnick assessed several hundred learners of varying ages, over a period of 30 years. Dr. Resnick observed that these learners exhibited the following tendencies: low motivation, lack of perseverance, opting out, fear of failure and a lack of will in accepting a challenge.
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