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Rasmussen College Psychology Dealing with Peer Pressure Discussion Post

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Your new clients are the parents of nine year old Brooke. They come to you with concerns about Brooke's behavior and express how frustrated they are because she doesn't listen or do what they ask. She frequently compares her life to that of other girls in her class and says she is just trying to fit in.

Discuss how you would address these concerns to the parents. Include information on what is developmentally appropriate for the age, any variables that might be influencing Brooke's behavior, and ways the parents might try to address these issues with her such as reinforcement, praise, consequences, et cetera.

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Brook’s Behavior
Brook is in the adolescent stage which has so far taken control of all her behavior and
actions. The fact that she is comparing herself to the other girls in her class shows that her selfesteem is low and so she tries to maintain it by acting and behaving like the other girl...

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