Anger develops in the subconscious mind, meaning no child makes a conscious decision to be angry. A child is not bad just because s/he's angry.
Your job as the concerned adult is to understand the underlying causes of the child anger management problems, and begin resolving them.
You'll find the tools you need right here on this page, and on this site as a whole.
You're reading this because you're a smart, concerned parent, teacher or caregiver, and you want to help.
There are a lot of things that can cause problems with anger management for children, and we're going to give an overview of those causes.
Stay optimistic and confident as you read this, and remind yourself that you have what it takes to help.
Here is an overview of the causes of child anger management issues:
This understanding will hopefully give you empathy for the angry child, and help you not to fear or reject them.
Without understanding and empathy, you will not be able to form a connection with the child, and without a connection your efforts at discipline will fail. So, you can see how important empathy is.
First, it's important that you accept that the child needs something from you, and you have what they need.
Now let's dive in and take a look at what they might need from you:
With the added resources in the links provided, you should have everything you need here to deal with the child anger management issues in your life.
If you want more useful information, this excellent AskDrSears.com article will give you some good suggestions and insight.
Now, just believe in yourself, and take the next best step, and keep going until you see that smiling face on that child most of the time!
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