Improving Children’s Emotional Competence: Parenting Interventions

  • Sophie Havighurst


This classic conversation between a mother and her five-year-old daughter highlights one of many discussions a parent might have with a child about her emotional reactions to the ups and downs of life. A situation such as this can potentially erupt into a screaming tantrum, leaving mother and daughter distraught. While this may mean Issey gets to the party, she might learn little about her fears and anxieties, and she may not seek out her mother for emotional support in the future.


Emotion Regulation Emotional Expression Parenting Style Parenting Intervention Parenting Program 
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  • Sophie Havighurst

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