The Child Study Center, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone, hosts weekly workshops on various topics related to raising healthy kids, managing behavior, and emotional health. The workshops are led by our expert clinicians who provide insights, tips, and advice on working with children and adolescents.
Honey, Where Are the Brakes? How to Reduce Your Child’s 0–100 Anger Acceleration—June 13, 2019
Although children can be naturally predisposed to displaying a range of intense emotional reactivity, the “0-to-100” descriptor many parents use to describe their child’s anger may often represent a child’s low emotional self-awareness rather than a lack of impulse control. This propensity can often extend to other family members, which can result in greater conflict and more destructive arguments. This workshop, led by Dr. Samuel J. Fasulo, focuses on one specific, family-based skill designed to help each family member improve his or her own emotion-management capacity, while also respecting the ability of other family members to do the same.