Supporting Positive Parenting
This easy-to-follow course has been tried and tested with many different parents, including those in life's most difficult circumstances. For all those who work with children, this book provides a variety of exercises to: develop strategies for re-directing behavior, effective communication, and confidence in raising responsible and respectful children --- discuss mutual concerns, befriend others in similar situations, explore together how to utilize positive parenting methods, and share tips about what works --- recognize how positive discipline works, based upon respect, cooperation, and consistency. Containing full and adaptable session plans, facilitator's notes, handouts, and extension exercises, this evaluated training emphasizes nurturing relationships between parents and children, and respectful relationships amongst facilitators and parents. The book will help counselors, nurses, teachers, youth workers, social workers, and family and children's center staff.
Publication Date: 1/1/2009