Many adoptive parents are horrified at the level of anger they experience when they are in conflict with their child. This course discusses how the child creates and provokes negative feelings in the parents and what you can do about it.
Target – parents who want to stop engaging in senseless arguments with their child
Inducement describes the child’s use of verbal non-verbal communication to induce one’s his emotional state into the parent. For example, the child is feeling angry or confused, and so she uses negative behaviors to induce that same feeling in the parent.
Impact on the family – for many adoptive parents this can result in their own experience of feeling angrier than they ever knew possible and also emotionally exhausted and desperate.
Anticipated outcome –
a) you will be able to recognize inducement when it occurs
b) you will have strategies to manage your own feelings