The Parent s Handbook

Author: Don C. Dinkmeyer
Publisher: Random House (NY)
ISBN: 9780679726746
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Offers parents a realistic and practical approach to meeting the challenges of raising children today. Teaches effective and enjoyable ways to relate to children.

The Parent s Handbook

Author: Don C. Dinkmeyer, Sr.
Publisher: Step Pub
ISBN: 9780979554209
Format: PDF, Kindle
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One of the country's most popular parenting guides. Helps parents meet the challenges of raising a family today. The Parent's Handbook shows parents how they can become more knowledgeable, confident and successful in relating to their children. Discusses misbehavior, communication, encouragement, natural and logical consequences, family meetings, drug and alcohol abuse prevention. The STEP approach to parenting is based on the belief that every child and every parent has equal human worth and dignity. All are entitled to mutual respect. The system of discipline taught in STEP stresses this type of relationship. The authors believe that parents should provide opportunities for children to make decisions, within limits, allowing children to be responsible for their decisions. Other skills that are taught: identifying the four goals of misbehavior understanding beliefs and feelings encouraging your child and yourself reflective listening and I messages helping children cooperate discipline that makes sense Each chapter has activities titled "This Week", "Just for You" and "For Your Family". When you study and apply the STEP ideas, you are on your way to becoming a more effective parent, building a happy home. There is a Spanish edition of this book available: Guía para los padres.

The Thai Adlerian Parent s Handbook Systematic Training for Effective Parenting STEP

Author: Tipawadee Emavardhana
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483624234
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This is not only a manual for parents, but also an excellent choice for parents, guardians, caretakers, teachers and the like to bring up children or a person to be healthy-happy, confident, cooperative, responsible, who is loved and able to give love. The original handbook was used by over 5 millions parents for more than 20 years. It’s been well updated, reasearched and compiled from parents comments, shared experiences and documents. The difference from tons of parenting books is its uniquely at the sound theoretical basis and make it well accepted as one of the most practical parenting manuals. This handbook presents an easy-to-read guide with encouragement and confidence to meet those challenges of parenting skills. The manual was translated and initiated by well-educated and experienced Thai professionals who underwent direct training to use the manual by one of the original author’s team. It has been implemented in Thailand and has been tested for a few years before it was revised and refined as this one. The Thai version was granted to add one chapter for cultural appropriate content, i.e. on the Quaility of Parents: Loving Kindness, etc. Duties of Good Parents and Children, including duties of wife and husband. The illustrations are also drew by Thais. Main chapter topics include: Understanding Yourself and Your Child, Understanding Beliefs and Feelings; Changing Your Response to Your Child; Communicating Respect and Encouragement While Listening and Talking; Encouraging Cooperation and Solving Problems; Using Consequences to Build Responsibility and Discipline; Deciding What to Do and Choosing Your Approach.

Parenting Young Children

Author: Don C. Dinkmeyer, Sr.
Publisher: Step Pub
ISBN: 9780979554230
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Offers helpful strategies for parents of children under six.

Familienkonferenz

Author: Thomas Gordon
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641072603
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Thomas Gordons Elternratgeber ist längst zu einem Standardwerk für viele Väter und Mütter geworden, die sich um ein entspanntes offenes Verhältnis zu ihren Kindern bemühen, das sich auf gegenseitige Achtung und liebevolles Verständnis füreinander gründet. Die Vielzahl seiner Fallbeispiele, seine wohlbegründeten taktischen Ratschlägen für den Umgang miteinander machen dieses Buch zu einem Nachschlagwerk, das sehr konkret auf die wesentlichen Erziehungsprobleme eingeht.

Parent Group Handbook for Calming the Family Storm

Author: Gary D. McKay
Publisher: Impact Publishers
ISBN: 9781886230644
Format: PDF, ePub
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Calming the Family Storm is a powerful resource for families dealing with anger issues. The Parent Group Handbook is a helpful handbook for families and organizations that want to work together to study the book's many helpful procedures. The Handbook offers ideas for organizing groups, group leadership skills, and charts for dividing Calming the Family Storm into chapters for each group session. Includes both six-week and seven-week lesson plans, questions for each chapter, ideas for making the most of skill practice and journal work.

Handbook of Diversity in Parent Education

Author: Marvin J. Fine
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080533582
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Traditionally, books on parent education have focused on techniques from a certain tradition, either behavioral or humanistic, that could be applied to any problem of parenting or child behavior change. These books have used a "cook-book" approach that is frequently oblivious to environmental conditions that influence behavior or take into account the individual differences of the children or families involved. This book highlights the complexity of our society and times by exploring the problems faced by diverse types of parents, children, and parenting situations. Moreover, the sensitive issues of parenting in unique populations are handled in a caring, straight-forward way with an emphasis on research-based parent education programs along with tips and strategies for everyday use. Premier text on parent education in diverse populations Features tips, strategies, websites and support for parents Based upon "cutting edge" research in parent education Models for developing problem-specific parenting programs Step-by-step parent education programs for low-incidence problems Features violence and crisis prevention and intervention skills for families

A Therapist s Guide to Child Development

Author: Dee C. Ray
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317572246
Format: PDF
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A Therapist's Guide to Child Development gives therapists and counselors the basics they need to understand their clients in the context of development and to explain development to parents. The chapters take the reader through the various physical, social, and identity developments occurring at each age, explaining how each stage of development is closely linked to mental health and how that is revealed in therapy. This ideal guide for students, as well as early and experienced professionals, will also give readers the tools to communicate successfully with the child’s guardians or teachers, including easy-to-read handouts that detail what kind of behaviors are not cause for concern and which behaviors mean it’s time to seek help. As an aid to practitioners, this book matches developmental ages with appropriate, evidence-based mental health interventions.

Creating Effective Parenting Plans

Author: John Hartson
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316108
Format: PDF, Kindle
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According to these pediatric psychologists, the best interest of the child calls for a developmentally appropriate parenting plan-that is, custody that accurately reflects the child's physical and psychological development. Even now this concept often faces courtroom challenges as it can conflict with the traditional lawyer-client relationship. This book explores developing alternate parenting schedules (or custody) with the child's best interest and developmental needs considered first.