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Connections: The Threads That Strengthen Families
     

Connections: The Threads That Strengthen Families

by Jean Illsley Clarke
 
A practical and much-needed guide for parents and other child caregivers that offers child-rearing information which emphasizes building strong families. The author outlines a new paradigm based on four major landmarks of interaction: ask, act, attend, and amend. Positive communication skills described can be used in many family contexts--discipline, setting

Overview

A practical and much-needed guide for parents and other child caregivers that offers child-rearing information which emphasizes building strong families. The author outlines a new paradigm based on four major landmarks of interaction: ask, act, attend, and amend. Positive communication skills described can be used in many family contexts--discipline, setting healthy boundaries, grief blended families, and spirituality. The author is an internationally recognized parent educator, director of the Self-Esteem Center, and author of 10 titles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568383422
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Jean Illsley Clarke recently authored two books, Connections: The Threads That Strengthen Families and Time-In: When Time-Out Doesn't Work, which received a Parent's Choice Award. She is a parent educator and a trainer of parent educators. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Development and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Human Services by Sierra University. She is a teaching and supervising member of the International Transactional Analysis Association and a Nationally Certified Family Life Educator. Last year she was named Distinguished Alumna of the Year by the College of Human Ecology at the University of Minnesota.

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