“Life is managed – not cured.”
Is your family life in chaos due to the behavior of
Is your child displaying any of the following self-destructive
Why do bright, intelligent young people,
who have everything going for them, embark upon a journey
of self-destruction? Why do they purposely hurt the people
who love them most?
Your childs destructive behaviors
are most likely symptoms of an underlying issue, disorder,
addiction, or trauma. Rather than address the symptom it is
extremely important that the core issue is identified and
managed. Wiping your nose doesn’t make your cold go away.
It’s merely a temporary fix until you must grab for another
Many kids behave the way they
do because of payoffs. It may be difficult to see any positive
payoff that your child may derive from their destructive behaviors
but an understanding of the core issue can clarify the reasons
for specific behaviors.
Once the core issue has been
identified then the appropriate steps can be taken to find
your child and family the help that will address the the underlying
Children with certain behavior disorders
are cognitively incapable of comprehending the consequences
that may occur from an action. The correct intervention can
help a child manage his behavior in a positive way.
Low self esteem is a core issue
behind many negative behaviors. Re-establishing a healthy
self-image is vital to long term positive performance. Be
sure that whatever intervention that you do choose instills
life long positive change by dealing with the core issues.
Many parents choose to pursue
interventions that address the symptoms only. Attacking the
symptoms will drive the destructive behaviors underground
– to resurface at a later date. This approach wastes valuable
time and resources and may even make things worse.
The Family Compass brings together
a vast collection of resources that will help families find
their bearings. Including informational articles and books,
hotlines and helplines, advice, a directory of related websites,
how-tos, recommendations, support, and much more.
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