The skill: Giving choices to re-focus their attention

The skills of giving choices can be used and adapted to many different situations.

As an alternative to saying "NO", the skill of giving choices re-directs and focuses the child on making an empowering choice instead of fighting over what you have said NO to.

Although this may work best with young children, when you give anyone an empowering choice, it supports cooperation and decreases resentment.



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