Rincón de penitencia

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El "rincón de penitencia" (time out en inglés) es una forma de castigo utilizada por los padres o maestros en respuesta a una conducta indeseable por parte de los niños. Cuando a los niños se les manda al "rincón de penitencia" se les ubica en algún lugar designado para sentarse por cierto período de tiempo a reflexionar sobre su comportamiento. El "rincón de penitencia" es una técnica disciplinaria efectiva en la que no se utiliza castigo físico.

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  • Last Reviewed on 01/24/2011
  • Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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