In this course we talk with Amanda Purvis, a Training Specialist at the Karyn Purvis Center for Child Development, about practical tips for disciplining while maintaining attachment. Amanda is a social worker, and a mom of five, some of whom have experienced early life trauma.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List 2 reasons why spanking, shaming, and time-outs are not effective disciplinary techniques for children who have experienced trauma.
  • Explain what the acronym IDEAL means as far as an approach to disciplining children.
  • Identify two reasons to allow children to have a do-over when they have misbehaved.
  • List two ways to handle triangulation.


Practical Tips for Disciplining While Maintaining Attachment.pdf

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This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Hague Treaty on Intercountry Adoption*

 96.48 (b)(5)

 96.48 (c)


*Important Information for agencies on Hague Training Requirements


Virginia Compliance

22VAC40-131-210.A.16 


*Important Information for agencies on Virginia core competencies.