Parent Books and Resources
Provided are some books and resources for parents that relate to different types of parenting philosophies.
Becker, W. C. (1971). Parents are teachers. Champaign, Ill: Research Press.
Canter, L., & Canter, M. (1985). Assertive discipline for parents. (rev. ed.). New York: Harper & Row.
Christopherson, E. R (1977). Little people: Guidelines for common sense rearing. Lawrence, KS: H & H Enterprises.
*Forehand, R., & Long, N. (2002). Parenting the strong-willed child. Chicago: Contemporary Books.
Levy, R. & O'Hanlon, B., with Goode, T. N. (2001). Try and make me: Simple strategies that turn off the tantrums and create cooperation. Emmaus, PA: Rodale.
Macht, J. (1975). Teaching our children. New York: John Wiley and Sons.
Madsen, C. K., & Madsen, C. H. (1970). Parents-children-discipline: A positive approach. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Phelan, T. (1995). 1-2-3 Magic: Effective discipline for children 2-12. Glen Ellyn, IL: Child Management.
Retig, E.B. (1973). ABC's for parents. Van Nuys, CA: Association for Behavior Change.
*Sears, W. & Sears, M. (1995). The discipline book: How to have a better-behaved child: From birth to age ten. Boston: Little, Brown.
Severe, S. (2000). How to behave so your children will, too! New York: Viking.
Waggonseller, B. R, Burnett, M., Salzberg, B., & Burnett, J. (1977). The art of parenting: Communication; assertion training; behavior management; motivation: behavior management: Methods; behavior management: discipline. Champaign, Ill: Research Press.
Wenning, K. (1996). Winning cooperation from your child: A comprehensive method to stop defiant and aggressive behavior in children. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.
Albert, 1. (1989). Teacher's guide to cooperative discipline: How to manage your classroom and promote self-esteem. Circle Pines, MN: American Guidance Service.
Dinkmeyer, D., & Dreikurs, R (1963). Encouraging children to learn: The encouragement process. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Dinkmeyer, D., & McKay, G. (1996). Raising a responsible child (rev. ed.). New York: Fireside.
Dinkmeyer, D., McKay, G., & Dinkmeyer, D. (1997). The parent's handbook. Circle Pines, MN: American Guidance Service.
Dinkmeyer, D., McKay, G., Dinkmeyer, J., & Dinkmeyer, D. (1997). Early childhood STEP. Circle Pines, MN: American Guidance Service.
*Dreikurs, R (1964). Children: The challenge. New York: E. P. Dutton.
Dreikurs, R, & Cassel, P. (1972). Discipline without tears: What to do with children who misbehave (rev. ed.). New York: Havvthorn Books.
Dreikurs, R, & Loren, G. (1968). Logical consequences. New York: Meredith Press.
*MacKenzie, R J. (1998). Setting limits: How to raise responsible, independent children by providing clear boundaries. Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing.
Nelson, J., Duffy, R Escobar, L., Ortolano, K., & Owen-Sohocki, D. (1996). Positive discipline: A teacher's A-Z guide. Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing.
Tayler, J. F. (2001). From defiance to cooperation: Real solutions for transforming the angry, defiant, discouraged child. Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing.
Bailey, B. (2000). Conscious discipline. Oviedo, FL: Loving Guidance.
Faber, A., & Mazlish, E. (1974). Liberated parents, liberated children. New York: Avon.
*Faber, A., & Mazlish, E. (1980). How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk. New York: Avon.
*Gordon, T. (1974). Parent effectiveness training: P.E.T. New York: Peter H. Wyden Publishing.
Gordon, T. (1988). Teaching children self-discipline: At home and at school. New York: Times Books.
Greenspan, S.L. (1995). The challenging child: Understanding, raising, and enjoying the five "different" types of children. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books.
*Spears, D.S., & Braund, R.L. (1996). Strong-willed child or dreamer. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.
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