Skillful Parenting was founded upon the research, clinical practice, and parenting experience of Dr. Vinnick Kaller and Dr. LaPadula Perez. This workbook provides an interactive tool for parents and professionals who work with children and families - a way for effective parenting skills to be successfully self-taught. The reader will find many opportunities to "fill-in-the-blanks," participate in a challenging parenting quiz, and think ahead about successful parenting practices.
Lyn Vinnick Kaller, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Scarsdale, New York, specializing in the treatment of children, teenagers, parents, and families. Dr. Kaller is senior author of several psychotherapy treatment manuals, has co-authored book chapters, and published articles pertaining to children's social skills and childhood disruptive behavior disorders. Maria LaPadula Perez, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Coordinator and Assistant Professor at the New York Institute of Technology.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Parenting Pretest Chapter 3 Keeping Yourself Calm and in Control Chapter 4 Co-Parenting and Parenting Support Chapter 5 Choosing Your Battles Chapter 6 Keeping Your Child Calm and in Control Chapter 7 Communicating Effectively Chapter 8 Problem-Solving Effectively Chapter 9 Problem-Solving Solutions Chapter 10 Enhancing Positive Behavior Chapter 11 Conclusion Chapter 12 Parenting Posttest Chapter 13 Interactive Family Activities Chapter 14 Index