Effects of an intervention to promote parents' emotion coaching skills and their children's emotional competence
Research has suggested that parents' effective coaching of their children's emotions (helping them label and effectively regulate their emotions) is associated with children's greater development of emotional competence, which in turn is related to positive peer relationships and better school readiness. Yet, research suggests that some parents dismiss their children's emotions, rather than coaching them, and dismissing emotions is associated with negative outcomes for the children. For this reason, the goal of the study was to implement and evaluate a new emotion coaching curriculum for ...
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