Tips on Time-Outs

September 14, 2022

child on stool for time-out

Time-outs are a challenging aspect of parenting. The purpose of time-outs is to help children learn about their behavior and are a practice in discipline. It is important that time-outs aren’t used for punishment as this is an upsetting experience for the child and doesn’t help them learn from the experience. This resource from Therapist Aid provides tips on how to use time-outs as a learning experience and a form of positive discipline. Check out this resource to learn about making more effective use of time-outs if they are needed.

Therapist Aid (2019)