A child who exhibits severe behaviors presents a significant challenge for parents. In some instances, outbursts can be handled within the family; that is, the parents’ intervention may be enough to keep the child stable and the family secure. But in other cases, the behavior can be so extreme that parents need additional support. We developed this guide to help families get the support they need.
This guide will answer the following three major questions:
1. When should families seek help?
2. What should parents do when their child isexhibiting dangerous behavior?
3. Where can families obtain additional support?