CHOC Mental Health Education Program | Supporting Spirited Sprouts: Strategies to help calm the desire to be right

CHOC Mental Health Education Program

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Parenting strong-willed children can seem like an uphill battle. This presentation will help parents better understand why children push back and want to be in charge. A CHOC psychologist will discuss strategies to help parents and caregivers keep their cool while taking a positive approach to parenting.

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Time: 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Location: Zoom

Target Audience: Parents/General Community

Presenter: Amy Morse, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist, Integrated Primary Care

Languages Available: English

Topic Age Range: 0-5 Years Old


  • Review data related to the prevalence of strong-willed children.
  • Identify factors that can contribute to oppositional behavior in young children.
  • Explore evidence-based strategies to help decrease challenging behavior in the home.