This book will confirm for school counsellors the importance of their efforts to involve parents and provide them with the tools to gain the support of their colleagues in such efforts.
In addition to making practical suggestions for facilitating smooth interactions with parents during visits and conferences, the author provides a framework for understanding `difficult' parents, along with techniques for working with them.
Why Deal with Parents?
Tools and Techniques for Building Bridges
Troubled Kids, Anxious Parents
Inviting Parents to Become Involved
Tips from the Trenches