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Behavior Problems

Behavior Testing For Children in Brighton and Plymouth, MI.

Your child’s problematic behavior is often the tip of the iceberg.

Engaging in backtalk, experiencing frequent emotional breakdowns, displaying a reluctance to engage in assigned tasks, and exhibiting resistance towards following instructions are understandably perceived as manifestations of disrespect or an inclination towards laziness, and as such, they tend to be treated accordingly. In the case of the majority of children, these surface-level behaviors are generally transient and may even be considered a natural part of the process of "growing up." For most youngsters, directly addressing the problematic behavior and implementing clear boundaries and corresponding consequences can steer them towards a more positive trajectory.

Nevertheless, there are instances where parents and educators encounter challenges when attempting to rectify these problematic behaviors through conventional parenting methods and interventions. In such situations, it becomes imperative to delve beneath the surface and explore the possibility of an underlying issue. Frequently, these behavioral problems can be attributed to cognitive weaknesses or coping difficulties experienced by the child.

To accurately diagnose and pinpoint the root causes of these behavioral challenges, it becomes essential to employ professional testing and evaluation. McCaskill Family Services specializes in providing comprehensive behavioral testing for children, offering the expertise and support needed to identify and address these underlying issues effectively. Don't hesitate to reach out to us if you believe your child may benefit from our specialized services in behavioral testing for children.

We Get Below the Surface to Treat Your Child’s Behavior Problem.

What You See:

  • Talking back
  • Irritability
  • Meltdowns
  • Tantrums
  • Refusing to do work
  • Crying
  • Fearful
  • Resistant
  • Disrespectful
  • Lazy
  • Unmotivated
  • Annoying
  • Irritating
  • Difficulty making or keeping friends

What We Discover:

  • Executive functioning weakness
  • Slow Processing speed
  • Memory Problems
  • Expressive or Receptive language weaknesses
  • Comprehension problems
  • Poor frustration tolerance
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Autism
  • Social cognition problems

Coordinate an online counseling session with our Michigan based team today.

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