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Errorless Compliance Training

Description of the Strategy

Errorless compliance training was developed to provide an alternative to traditional parent management training approaches for reducing antisocial responses in children. Conventional parent management training involves several components, including teaching parents to reward child prosocial behavior and to use decelerative consequences, such as time-out, following child oppositionality. Notwithstanding the demon-strated efficacy of such strategies, the use of conse-quences like time-out may at times be contraindicated, as some children demonstrate high levels of resistance to parent enforcement of the consequence, potentially resulting in parent-child confrontation and conflict. Given that much developmental research on parenting points to power assertive and coercive parenting styles as early antecedents to future antisocial child behavior, an effective intervention that reduces the need for physically enforced ...

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