My son has behavioral problems that me and his teacher, father and day care provider have discussed and we all agree they are not "normal" for children. He has tried to kill my parents puppy by stepping on its head, has thrown the puppy across the room and tried to choke his fathers cat. I dont know where he gets these ideas, but now he has a baby brother (from his dad, not me) and his day care lady says he goes around asking other kids to play "kill the baby" with him. He also (just recently) started calling the other children in daycare "fat and round" which I know he didnt get from me. A friend of mine refferred a "child psychologist" to me, but is that really what he needs? And what does a child therapist do? I have tried talking to him and the social worker at his school has been seeing him on a weekly basis but still no progress. Im at a loss.Answer Question
Answer by Chandra034 at 3:54 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
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Answer by LovetoTeach247 at 9:05 AM on Feb. 22, 2009
Make sure you are not entertaining negative behavior. A therapist will be able to help you firmly & lovely discipline a child with out feeding into the negative, and help with feeding the child with positive reinforcement. I have a feeling he is normal BUT just off and needs some attention & parents could most likely use help with approaching the child.
Answer by Anonymous at 9:32 AM on Feb. 22, 2009
Your child should be evaluated by a behavioral psychologist who will then determine if treatment is needed and what kind.
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