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Dealing with Challenging Parents and Families: 8 Things to Consider

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It is often a challenge for schools and teachers to figure out how to maintain positive relationships with various kinds of households, families, and parenting styles. For a variety of reasons, it may feel almost impossible to communicate with challenging families. Families often feel the same way when it comes to communicating with the school. Join Tamara Hill, a licensed and trauma certified child and adolescent therapist, as she discusses 8 considerations for effectively communicating with families and making the communication process less stressful for all involved.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Other
Last aired on: Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 10:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Administrator Resources, Communication & Collaboration, Counseling, School Safety
Tags: aggression, antagonistic parents, caregivers, counseling, difficult parents, family, parental communication, school safety

Reviews (90)

Full Member
Very informative, thank you.
Full Member
Another great presentation.
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Will save this.
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Very helpful!
Full Member
Great information and advice for handling difficult situations! Thank you!
Full Member
very good
Full Member
Very informative regarding parents who need mental health support. And, what we as teachers need to be aware of regarding angry parents.
Once you can redirect the disruptive behaviors in a child real learning is possible. Thank you
Full Member
Thank you!
Great job!
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