How to Help Your Kids Choose to Be Tobacco-Free: A Guide for Parents of Children Ages 3 Through 19

How to Help Your Kids Choose to Be Tobacco-Free: A Guide for Parents of Children Ages 3 Through 19

by Robert, PhD Schwebel PhD
     
 

Keep Your Kids Tobacco-Free

Featured in McCall's, Newsweek, USA Weekend, Girl's Life, and on The Today Show

Filled with practical strategies and suggestions that work, this book will help parents of kids from pre-school through teenage prevent or end their child's tobacco acquaintance or addiction. A noted family

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Keep Your Kids Tobacco-Free

Featured in McCall's, Newsweek, USA Weekend, Girl's Life, and on The Today Show

Filled with practical strategies and suggestions that work, this book will help parents of kids from pre-school through teenage prevent or end their child's tobacco acquaintance or addiction. A noted family therapist and substance-abuse expert, Dr. Schwebel can help you understand how to:

  • Recognize the five stages of tobacco use
  • Intervene to stop the process at each stage
  • Help kids deal with peer influence and to lower "their drug-neediness quotient"
  • Respond to and debunk tobacco advertising
  • Handle the issue if you are a smoker yourself
  • And much more.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Offers parents a powerful program for preventing or ending their children's tobacco addiction. Addresses five stages of tobacco use, and gives advice on reinforcing the dangers of tobacco at different ages, teaching children to be suspicious of tobacco advertising, addressing the issue if a parent smokes, and creating a safe climate for communication. The author is a clinical psychologist specializing in family issues and substance abuse. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557043689
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Schwebel, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist specializing in couple and family therapy and substance abuse treatment, gives workshops and seminars nationwide to parents and professionals. A regular columnist for AOL and iVillage.com, Dr. Schwebel's widely praised book, Saying No Is Not Enough, is a winner of a Parents Choice Award. Dr. Schwebel lives with his wife and two children in Tucson, Arizona.

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