Making Decisions

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  • Children can learn to make healthy decisions with support from their parents.
  • Parents can help children learn to make decisions by working together with them rather than always being in total control.
  • These are the basic steps in decision making:
    • Define the problem from each person’s point of view.
    • Establish your goal. What do you want to happen?
    • Consider the solutions. What are all the possible solutions?

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