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

2nd Edition

Elaine K. McEwan
eISBN-13: 9781452237176

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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.

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ISBNs 9781412904445, 9781412904445, 1452237174, 9781452237176
Language English
Number of Pages 192
Edition 2nd