Nov 8, 2011
This episode is relevant to consumers and professionals.
In this episode R. Trent Codd, III, Ed.S., LPC interviews Ennio Cipani, PhD about the use of punishment with child behavior problems. This episode was constructed as a service to parents and professionals following the well-publicized mother who appeared on the Dr. Phil show who resorted to making her step son drink hot sauce as a punishment. A video clip of this can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frbg732G4ts They discuss a variety of topics related to the use of punishment including:
ENNIO CIPANI, PhD BIOGRAPHY
Ennio Cipani, Ph.D., a graduate of Florida State University, is a licensed psychologist
and a full professor at National University- Fresno. He has published numerous articles,
chapters, instructional materials and books (available from amazon.com, search Cipani)
including Classroom management for all teachers: Evidence-based practice (3rd edition, 2008) and Punishment on
Trial (2004). He has given many workshops and continuing education courses focusing on the effective
management of problem child behavior. Dr. Cipani has been doing in-home and
school based behavioral consultations for families and school personnel since 1982.
He has dealt with many families and a variety of behavior problems, conducting assessment
and intervention activities in homes and classrooms.