What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? Katherine Reynolds Lewis

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/05/schools-behavior-discipline-collaborative-proactive-solutions-ross-greene

Thank you to Brent Potter and Elements of Self-Destruction on Facebook for the link to this useful article by Katherine.

This is written from a U.S. perspective, but is just as relevant here.

The writer feels simultaneously grateful for the ideas and initiatives described in this article, and saddened that this wisdom – which has been around for decades – is still so rarely applied in any of our social structures. The ingredients – human relationship; the intent to understand and engage with the other person’s perspective; authenticity; empathy and warmth are, of course, person-centred principles by any other name….

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