Journal article

Tuning in to Kids: Clinical Case Studies from One-to-One Delivery

Bianca K Mastromanno, Christiane E Kehoe, Catherine E Wood, Sophie S Havighurst

Clinical Case Studies | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

Children’s behavior problems are often underpinned by deficits in emotional competence and require intervention to prevent them from escalating into more serious and persistent difficulties. Parenting factors such as poor Parental Reflective Functioning (PRF) and non-supportive emotion socialization practices are negatively related to children’s emotional competence and are modifiable factors that can be targeted in parenting interventions. Tuning in to Kids (TIK) is an emotion-focused group parenting program that teaches parents skills in understanding and regulating their own emotions, and how to respond supportively to their children’s emotion to foster emotional competence. This paper de..

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