How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy

How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy

by Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803965257

ISBN-13: 9780803965256

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The newly revised, second edition of Mc Ewan's best-selling classic, with built-in facilitator's guide,will help you manage your most difficult audience—emotionally charged, often disgruntled, and occasionally abusive parents.

Overview

The newly revised, second edition of Mc Ewan's best-selling classic, with built-in facilitator's guide,will help you manage your most difficult audience—emotionally charged, often disgruntled, and occasionally abusive parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803965256
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Administrators Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
My Definition of "Crazy "
Who This Book Is For
Special Features of the Book
Overview of the Contents
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Why So Many Parents Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy
The Parents of Today
What's Behind the Epidemic?
Summing Up and Looking Ahead
2. Defusing and Disarming Out-of-Control Parents
What Is Anger?
How to Deal With Parents Who Are Upset or Out of Control
Strategies for Dealing With Truly Troubled Parents
Using Your Enounters With Parents to Learn and Grow
Summing Up and Looking Ahead
3. Solving the Problems That Make Parents Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy
The Pervasive Problems That Plague Us
Solving the Problems That Plague Us
Behaviors That Can Sabotage Your Good Intentions
What to Do When Nothing Works
Summing Up and Looking Ahead
4. Creating and Nurturing a Healthy School
The "Virulent Viruses "
The Dangerous Dozen
A Healthy School
The Healthy Leader
Promoting and Maintaining a Healthy School
Steps to Take if Your School Is Sick
Summing Up and Looking Ahead
5. The Proactive Approach: Fifty-Plus Ways to Build Parental Support
Fifty-Plus Suggestions to Get You Started
Summing Up and Looking Ahead
Conclusion
References
Index
Facilitator's Guide
Who Should Use This Guide?
How Is the Guide Organized?
What Materials Are Needed?
Study Modules
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Chapter 1. Why So Many Parents Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy
Module 3: Chapter 2. Defusing and Disarming Out-of-Control Parents
Module 4: Chapter 3. Solving the Problems That Make Parents Mad
Module 5: Chapter 4. Promoting a Healthy School
Module 6: Chapter 5. Fifty-Plus Ways to Be Proactive
Module 7: Conclusion

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