Information for Parents


    Materials and Documents 


    The following materials are available in the Counseling Office upon request.



    Child and Adolescent Handouts for Parents

    • Anxiety in Children
    • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism
    • Children, Teen, and Suicide
    • Depression in Children and Teens
    • Eating Disorders
    • Helping Children in Divorcing Families
    • Helping Kids Manage Angry Feelings
    • Helping Kids Recover from Loss
    • Helping Your Child or Teen Manage Stress
    • Helping Your Child Succeed in School
    • Helping Your Kids to be Self-Confident
    • How to Build Your Child's Self-Esteem
    • Managing Family Conflict
    • Managing the Stepfamily
    • Positive Reinforcement
    • When Kids Don't Want to Go to School
    • When Kids Underachieve


    Child and Adolescent Handouts for Teens

    • Assertiveness Skills
    • Building People Skills
    • Building Positive Teen Relationships
    • Dealing with Peer Pressure
    • Expressing Feelings Responsibly
    • Goal Setting
    • Listening Skills



    Books for Parents (Lending Library)

    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families - Stephen Covey
    • Take Back Your Kids - William Doherty
    • And Words Can Hurt Forever: How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence - James Garbarino and Ellen deLara
    • The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander - Barbara Coloroso
    • Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls - Mary Pipher
    • Ophelia Speaks - Sara Shandler
    • Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls - Rachel Simmons
    • Odd Girl Speaks Out - Rachel Simmons
    • Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and Other Realities of Adolescence - Rosalind Wiseman
    • Girl Wars: 12 Strategies That Will End Female Bullying - Cheryl Dellasega and Charissa Nixon
    • Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys - Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson
    • Raising Confident Boys: 100 Tips for Parents and Teachers - Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer
    • Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood - William Pollack
    • Real Boys' Voices - Williams Pollack and Todd Shuster
    • Raising Boys: Why Boys are Different and How to Help Them Become Happy and Well-Balances Men - Steve Biddulph
    • Lost Boys: Why Ours Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them - James Garbarino
    • Speaking of Boys: Answers to the Most Asked Questions About Raising Sons - Michael Thompson