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How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy

How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy

Second Edition

Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau Elaine K. McEwan The McEwan-Adkins Group
© 2005   192 pages   6" x 9"  
Corwin
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Updated Edition of Bestseller!

How do you deal with high-maintenance parents who never seem happy with the job you are doing?

Emotionally charged, often disgruntled, and occasionally abusive parents--sound familiar? The second edition of Elaine McEwan’s bestselling classic will help you manage your most difficult audience, adding several new features and examples that will give you the confidence and skills you need to handle such situations, including:

  • Over two dozen strategies-enhanced and updated-to defuse emotionally charged parents
  • An updated, easy-to-administer Healthy School Checklist to determine if your school’s culture encourages parents or pushes them over the edge
  • Fifty Ways to build parental support for your school
  • Ten Goals-at-a-Glance to help keep your school-community relations on target
  • A built-in facilitator guide--ideal for book groups and staff development, including energizers, suggestions for role-playing, think-alouds, and questions for reflection and discussion

Every educator will find invaluable strategies for handling angry and unresponsive parents and the critical issues that cause misunderstandings. Following McEwan’s seven steps of effective problem-solving will help with quick solutions while creating a nurturing, healthy school environment. And in today’s schools and a NCLB environment, developing a supportive parent-community relationship is essential to everyone’s success.

How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Plain Crazy

Second Edition
Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau Elaine K. McEwan The McEwan-Adkins Group
© 2005   192 pages   6" x 9"  
Corwin

Available Formats

ISBN:   9781412904445 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $31.95 Bookstore Price:   $25.56
ISBN:   9781412904438 Hardcover Suggested Retail Price:   $72.95 Bookstore Price:   $58.36
ISBN:   9781452222387 Electronic Version Suggested Retail Price:   $31.95 Bookstore Price:   $25.56

Previous Editions Published by Corwin

First Edition: © 1998

About This Title

Updated Edition of Bestseller!

How do you deal with high-maintenance parents who never seem happy with the job you are doing?

Emotionally charged, often disgruntled, and occasionally abusive parents--sound familiar? The second edition of Elaine McEwan’s bestselling classic will help you manage your most difficult audience, adding several new features and examples that will give you the confidence and skills you need to handle such situations, including:

  • Over two dozen strategies-enhanced and updated-to defuse emotionally charged parents
  • An updated, easy-to-administer Healthy School Checklist to determine if your school’s culture encourages parents or pushes them over the edge
  • Fifty Ways to build parental support for your school
  • Ten Goals-at-a-Glance to help keep your school-community relations on target
  • A built-in facilitator guide--ideal for book groups and staff development, including energizers, suggestions for role-playing, think-alouds, and questions for reflection and discussion

Every educator will find invaluable strategies for handling angry and unresponsive parents and the critical issues that cause misunderstandings. Following McEwan’s seven steps of effective problem-solving will help with quick solutions while creating a nurturing, healthy school environment. And in today’s schools and a NCLB environment, developing a supportive parent-community relationship is essential to everyone’s success.

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