Disciplining your child

Resources for parents

Bexley Council in line with the previous Local Safeguarding Children’s Board put together the following leaflet in 2016 which gives advice for parents on safe and effective ways to discipline children:


A companion leaflet on parenting which sets out 10 Tips to understand the needs of your children is also available. This information was produced by Bexley Council in 2017:


The charity Family Lives have produced a step-by-step video with tips on how to discipline your child:


Caring for a child with additional needs

Children with additional needs may need a different approach when it comes to parenting.

Contact, the charity for families with disabled children, have the following helpful guide to understanding your child’s behaviour (written in 2018):


Contact have also released their top tips for managing the behaviour of a child with additional needs:



disciplining your child