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Behavioral parent training

  • By: Ron Prinz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

The concept of behavioral parent training, which can be traced back to the early 1960s, refers to the teaching and deployment of parents as therapeutic agents in the treatment of troubled children or of children in need of special assistance. Psychologists ...

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