Behavior Modification Therapy for Troubled Teens / C.A.R.E Schools
By Craig Rogers
Behavior modification program is helpful in treating struggling troubled teens that are having rebellious behavior. In behavior modification therapy focus is on changing the behavior of teen by providing him/her a good and supportive environment.
In this therapy defiant behavior of teens is discouraged by reinforcing certain actions and encouraging good behavior by some reward or appreciation. In this way teenager becomes alert of his defiant behavior. C.A.R.E Schools is a great alternative to a behaviorial modification programs offering a unique atmosphere which includes 24/7 therapy through qualified on site staff, as well as using Positive Peer Culture to shape and reframe the troubled teens view of community.
Method of Treatment:
Observing teen’s behavior is the first step in this kind of therapy. After observing behavior pattern it may be concluded that which points in teen’s behavior need more focus. After that positive behavior and habits are introduced and teen is made to follow these habits. This is done slowly in a step by step manner. Certain reinforcement such as positive and negative reinforcement can be applied. In positive reinforcement teen must be rewarded for his good behavior, while in negative reinforcement a teen can avoid penalties by following good behaviors.
Maintenance of appropriate behavior can be done by steady reinforcement. Parents must use themselves as a role model by following a well mannered lifestyle.
Advantages of Behavior Modification Therapy:
This therapy is useful in the treatment of various types of mental disorders such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and ADHD. It also helps teens struggling with substance abuse. This therapy has a long lasting effect on teens.
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