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ERIC Number: ED431989
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 98
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-6709-8
ISSN: N/A
Building Bridges with Parents: Tools and Techniques for Counselors. Practical Skills for Counselors Series.
Montgomery, Marilyn J.
This book provides specific guidelines that for developing comprehensive home-school partnerships. It is designed for use by school counselors. Practical guidance is offered on how to persuade colleagues that parent outreach is vital to student success; initiate positive contacts and smooth interactions with parents; understand different types of "anxious parents" and work successfully with them; and facilitate such systems as parent education, academic or therapeutic support at home, and involvement of at-risk families. A section entitled "Tips from Teachers" offers ideas and techniques that have worked well for other counselors. Resource A, "Resources for Building Parent Participation," is a list of contacts for additional information. Resource B is "Suggested Readings." (Contains 12 references.) (MKA)
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218; Tel: 805-499-9774; Fax: 800-417-2466; Web site: www.corwinpress.com; E-mail: order@corwinpress.com
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A