Social and Cognitive Models in Behavior

Helping troubled teens with social and cognitive models in behavior is used in many different help options for teens. There are various different methods and or theories that are applied and have been proven to work. If you are the parent of a troubled teen that is in need of therapeutic care then consider calling the professionals of ZES. You will receive a free consultation and the admissions consultants of ZES will assist you in finding the perfect help option for your child. Call now at 866-471-8579.

Examples of Various Social and Cognitive Models

If you as a parent are ready to get your child the help that he or she needs then here are some examples of processes that are used in certain help options for teens. 

The social competence model

Is primarily based on a behavioral approach, the main assumption of which is that problem behavior has been learned through interaction with the environment. When teaching different behavior, the social competence model refers back to three schools of theory:Operant learning theory: behavior is learned or unlearned as a result of its pleasant or unpleasant consequencesSocial learning theory: people learn behavior based on what they observe from people they consider important in their environment. Self-management model: people influence their own behavior by using self-empowering and self-controlling statements in inner speech. The primary tool for teaching socially competent behavior in the context of residential care is the everyday life situation. (i.e.) the daily routine. 

Cognitive style 

Attention will be paid to your child’s cognitive style. Ways of thinking can cause problems, such as all-or-nothing thinking, focusing on irrelevant details and over-generalizing, are identified and replaced by more effective cognitive styles. Also understanding how, when, and why your child does something is the first step to helping him or her change those reactions. ZES is here to assist parents of troubled teens in finding the perfect help option for their child. The reason this is some important is that while the end goal of all treatment programs for teens is to help your child, the methods they will you can and in many cases will differ. Also your child will benefit from finding the help option that is best suited to meeting their needs. If you are ready to find the perfect solution for your child then consider calling the professionals of ZES now at 866-471-8579

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