Safe Child Handbook: How to Protect Your Family and Cope with Anxiety in a Threat-Filled World

Overview

The Safe Child Handbook is a practical guide for protecting your family in a way that reduces the stress that can so often sabotage such well-intentioned efforts. Step-by-step, the book shows how to prepare and protect your family from realistic threats and, at the same time, alleviate fearfulness and anxiety in you and your children.  The Safe Child Handbook outlines the top eight threats to children and parents—weather emergencies, kidnapping, terrorism, inappropriate media influence, drug and alcohol ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (7) from $8.38   
  • Used (8) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

The Safe Child Handbook is a practical guide for protecting your family in a way that reduces the stress that can so often sabotage such well-intentioned efforts. Step-by-step, the book shows how to prepare and protect your family from realistic threats and, at the same time, alleviate fearfulness and anxiety in you and your children.  The Safe Child Handbook outlines the top eight threats to children and parents—weather emergencies, kidnapping, terrorism, inappropriate media influence, drug and alcohol abuse, child abuse, school violence, and home safety—and shows how to be ready to face the most drastic situations with confidence. The Safe Child Handbook is filled with practical advice, activities for children, and techniques that will empower your whole family.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787986889
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

John S. Dacey, Ph.D., is a licensed psychotherapist and has been a professor at Boston College for forty years. He has appeared on Today and National Public Radio and has been interviewed for numerous radio programs, magazines, and newspapers.

Lisa B. Fiore, Ph.D., is a professor of development and educational psychology at Lesley University. Her current research focuses on how teachers can assist anxious children in the classroom context.
Dacey and Fiore are the coauthors of the best-selling book Your Anxious Child from Jossey-Bass.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

1. “Doing Too Much Is as Risky as Doing Too Little.”

Part One: Ensuring Your Child’s Safety.

2. Weather Emergencies: “What’s Going On with Mother Nature?”

3. Kidnapping: “Don’t Go Anywhere Without Me!”

4. Terrorism: “How Are We Supposed to Know What to Do?”

5. Inappropriate Media Influence: “Why Do They Keep Showing That Same Awful Scene?”

6. Drug and Alcohol Abuse: “Do You Want to Wind Up in the Gutter?”

7. Child Abuse: “Whom Can You Trust These Days?”

8. School Violence: “You Won’t Put My Son by the Windows, Will You?”

9. Making Your House Safe: “Where Are the Dangerous Places?”

Part Two: Ensuring Your Family’s Serenity.

10. How Can Your Children Cope with Their Fears?

11. How Can You Cope with Your Own and Your Family’s Fears?

Appendix: Lists of Internet Sites, by Type of Threat.

References and Further Reading.

About the Authors.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)