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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 (80)

Full Member
Very informative and useful.
Basic Member
Thank you! Confidentiality, documentation, and having another person with you is key.
This was very helpful to note what to do in a situation where you have a challenging parent and how to keep yourself safe.
Basic Member
Thank you!
Very good webinar with useful suggestions in dealing with difficult parents. I would like to add be very careful about keeping all your notes confidential and objective.
Very useful. Thank you.
Great information!
Very good strategies.
Basic Member
Helpful info.
Helpful information. Once in a while you get one of those parents.
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