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Parenting Errors clarifies the many and interrelated responsibilities of parents, defines what parenting errors are, and provides a unique approach to solving them. The approach involves honestly discussing errors with children and then moving into action to remedy whatever damage may have been done. The author encourages readers to share with him their experiences in utilizing the approach. The book then provides, for immediate use, some excellent ways of relating to and raising children. Included are an array of fine parenting education programs and how to easily access and make the best use of them. Additional resources for becoming the best parent possible are also part of this highly practical book.

 

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CONTENTS

Part I …………………..1
Types of Parental Errors …………………..2
Parenting …………………..4
Resource Provision …………………..4
Caring for the Home …………………..6
Protecting Children …………………..6
Physical and Psychological Caring …………………..9
Advocating and Connecting …………………..11
Bringing It All Together …………………..12
Solving Parental Errors: The AAR Approach ……….. 15
Effective and Ineffective Parenting ………………….. 19
Multiyear Parenting Errors …………………..20
A Multiyear Positive Parenting Style …………………..27
Providing Children with Positive Consequences …… 30
Effective Praise …………………..30
The Encouragement Method …………………..34

Part II …………………..38
Effective Parenting Resources …………………..38
Types of Programs …………………..40
Where the Programs Can Be Found …………………..42
Program Formats …………………..42
Making the Most of Programs …………………..44
Other Group Parenting Education Experiences …………………..45
Individualized Parenting Education and Support …………………..46
Parenting Skill-Building Program Descriptions …………………..49
Parent Effectiveness Training (PET) …………………..49
CICC’s Trio of Parenting Skill-Building Programs …………………..57
The New Confident Parenting Program …………………..58
Effective Black Parenting Program …………………..74
Los Niños Bien Educados Program …………………..81
Positive Indian Parenting Program …………………..86
Siblings Without Rivalry …………………..89
The Nurturing Programs …………………..92
Stop and Think Program …………………..97
Parents on Board …………………..101
Active Parenting Programs …………………..103
Children in the Middle …………………..103
Families and Schools Together (FAST) …………………..104
Guiding Good Choices …………………..104

Parenting Wisely …………………..104
Strengthening Families …………………..105
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) …………………..105
The Incredible Years …………………..106
Finding Programs and Helping Professionals …………………..107
Television …………………..107
Parenting Magazines …………………..108
Using the Internet …………………..109
Finding a Psychotherapist …………………..111
Conclusion …………………..114

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