Reducing Impulsive and Risky Behavior in Kids and Teens

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By: The Whil Team | Last Updated: May 31, 2022

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On this episode, Angela and Kristin discuss one of the most frustrating of parenting experiences- dealing with kids and teens’ impulsive behaviors. They dive into tips and strategies from those early behaviors, from grabbing and interrupting, to more risky impulsive behaviors such as unsafe driving habits of some teens. From modeling appropriate behavior, reminders of actions and consequences, using positive reinforcement vs. punishment and more, our listeners will come away with some ideas to try out in their homes today.

Angela Nelson, MS, BCBA, and Kristin Bandi, MA, BCBA, are Board Certified Behavior Analysts with expertise on human behavior and child development. They spend their days working with parents and caregivers of children as well as children with learning, social, and behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities. This podcast is brought to you by Whil, A Rethink Division. If you need support as a parent or caregiver of a child, we encourage you to ask your Human Resources team if it’s part of your employer-provided benefits. Whil, A Rethink Division reaches millions of lives globally through partnerships with top organizations and Fortune 1,000 companies.

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