Parents and Teachers Working Together: Addressing School's Most Vital Stakeholders (Paperback)
Whether you're an educator, CST member, administrator, or other educational professional, you share one thing in common: dealing with difficult parents and families. Every educator has experienced problematic, unproductive, and/or uncomfortable interactions with parents or families. Whether it be issues of defensiveness, noncompliance, the belief that his or her child "does no wrong," or just plain hostility, it can place an incredible stress on your job duties. Utilize this book to equip yourself with effective, practical tools geared to help productively tailor your interventions around the most common types of challenging parents and families.
Brett J. Novick has a master's degree in family therapy as well as post certifications in school social work as well as educational leadership and is an adjunct instructor at Rutgers University. He has published numerous national and international articles as well as received several awards for his work in education, administration, counseling, and social work.