You can build rapport by listening to the client and family. Seeing what the family wants out of therapy, what their concerns or thoughts are, and showing an interest in what the client or family is saying. Another way to build rapport is by reinforcing and praising the client and or family for showing the behaviors we want to see, pairing yourself with the reinforcers being given, and showing support for the family trying to implement strategies with their child. A third way to build rapport is to find commonalities between yourself and the client and their family. Sharing some personal details with the family that they can relate to (i.e. having kids yourself, struggles with own kids, fun leisure activities). 

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