The Difficult Parent: An Educator's Guide to Handling Aggressive Behavior (Hardback)Charles M. Jaksec (author)
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The Difficult Parent will give any educational professional the nuts-and-bolts approach to dealing effectively with parental aggression. It is a book based on the author's extensive and nationwide research and on the application of the RAID approach. It features scenarios depicting confrontational situations experienced by various school personnel and interviews with educators who have successfully used the RAID approach to dealing with aggressive, confrontational parents . It offers simple, yet effective, resources to assist school administrators in such situations. This book focuses on strategies for handling parental aggression using a four-step approach: Recognizing the potential for a volatile encounter, Assessing your ability to emotionally handle the situation, Identifying your advantages, and Diffusing the parent's Aggressiveness during the initial approach and greeting (RAID). It is written in three parts to address the importance of communication and the difficulties aggressive individuals presents.
Includes Built-In Facilitator's Guide for Professional Development Workshop.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 15 mm
"The manner in which information is presented is clear, concise, and easy to follow. The common sense approach is excellent." -- Edward Chevalier, Principal
"This is a very impressive book--a must-read for new administrators and a great book club read for any administrator group." -- Larry Birdsell, Principal