ERIC Number: ED438497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
How To Get through the First 21 Years: A Parent Resource Guide. Third Edition.
Trail, Dena G., Ed.
A comprehensive guide to parenting resources in Montgomery County (Maryland), this publication is divided into four chapters. "Getting More Involved with Your Child" focuses on communication, inexpensive ways to have fun, parent involvement techniques, and suggested party tips with information about the legal consequences of serving alcohol to minors. "Raising a Drug-Free Child" discusses how to teach your child skills for resisting drugs and alcohol, including how to use your "parent power" and "teachable moments.""How to Get Your Child the Help He or She Needs" tells how to recognize signs of drug use and what to do if your child is high, stoned, or drunk. Treatment programs and other assistance are identified. The final chapter, "Where To Find the Help You Need," contains specific referrals for crisis situations, health matters, and other services for families. Each chapter offers advice on child rearing followed immediately by a listing of related community resources from YMCA classes to local events and local parent newsletters. (GCP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Community Partnership, Rockville, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland