Parenting teenagers can be tricky at the best of times. But when the tough issues arise - behavioural problems, unacceptable risk-taking, bullying, alcohol abuse - things can get extremely difficult and parents can struggle with what to do. Drawing on psychologist Michael Hawton's 30 years of experience, Engaging Adolescents is a practical guide to help you steer your teenager through the challenging times with confidence.
The book covers the following areas:
Using case studies and based on universally-accepted mediation principles, this is a highly practical, skills-based book that gives you the tools to resolve conflict and build better family relationships. Engaging Adolescents offers a clear, method-based approach to ease the distress of parents experiencing difficulties with their teenagers' behaviour.
About the Author
Michael Hawton is a registered psychologist with over 30 years of experience. He is a listed clinical expert with the NSW Children's Court and an expert witness in the Family Court of Australia. A former teacher, Michael has spent much of his career working with parents and their children, and has been teaching family services workers and educational leaders in the area of behaviour management for over a decade. Michael has developed parent education programs that have been taught to over 100,000 parents and professionals since 2006.
A father of two, Michael brings a clear and unambiguous method-based approach to ease the distress of parents experiencing difficulties with their teenagers' behaviour.
"At the end of it all you'll know how to navigate tough conversations, learn the factors that contribute to a teenager's ability to govern their own behaviour so that you won't need to be as much of a director."
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 24th March 2017
Publisher: Exisle Publishing eBooks
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.7 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.32