Shawna Adams – Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Shawna Adams is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and is an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) specialist. She has worked with children with Autism in the home, clinic, and school settings. Starting in her second year of graduate school, she began working with individuals through the child welfare system by teaching parenting behavior management classes as well as assisting with in-home behavior management for foster, adoptive, and biological families. She received her degrees of Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Psychology from Florida State University. Her work touches on how to motivate children to perform desirable behavior and affect some change in the environment to help anyone struggling with behavior. In this interview, Shawna has explained how to get kids to listen from a behavioural standpoint and gave simple tips for parents on how to use reinforcers and consequences.

You may find Shawna’s office at https://www.carolinabehavioralspecialists.com/

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Rachel Tomlinson – Registered Psychologist and Author of Teaching Kids to be Kind

Rachel Tomlinson is a Registered Psychologist in Australia.  She has experience working with adults and children in a variety of settings, including; generalist counseling, play therapy, education settings, residential support and attachment/parenting groups. Rachel presents at national conferences and provides expert commentary to journalists on mental health topics. She is a parenting expert with a book, Teaching Kids to be Kind (by Skyhorse Publishing) that has just been released. Her amazing work can be found at towardwellbeing.com, a website where she posts her podcast, her blog, her books, activities with kids, upcoming projects and her contribution to media. She can also be found on Instagram @towardwellbeing and Twitter @RachLTomlinson.
Tune in to the episode to learn why kids do not need a lot of rules and what kind of values and consequences should we set for the kids in order to make them feel loved and secure.
Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.