ABC’s of Working Effectively with the Challenging Parent
3 In-service Credits/ 45 Hours Instructor: Laurie Thode November 1-30, March 1-30, July 1-30
Dealing with difficult parents is one of the biggest problems faced by today’s educators and administrators. This course is designed to provide professionals with an in-depth exploration of strategies and techniques for developing more positive and productive relationships with the most challenging parents, and in doing so, raising students’ self-esteem and increasing their academic success. Methods include building parental support and credibility, problem solving, communication scripts, understanding the different types of parenting, keeping a success journal, stress management, ways to communicate through technology, and developing positive relationships from the start. This class is suitable for anyone in the educational field.
November 1-30, March 1-30, July 1-30