In the new book, Raising Human Beings, Creating A Collaborative Partnership with Your Child, the renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence.
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It was a pleasure to interview Dr. Ross Greene. We discussed the important role parents play in raising a healthy child who has the potential to be a productive, self-aware, and empathic adult.
Ross Greeene, PhD, is the author of many books including Lost and Found, and The Explosive Child. His new book is, Raising Human Beings…Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child. Ross Greene was on faculty at Harvard Medical School for more than twenty years and is the founding director of the nonprofit—Lives in the Balance, through which he disseminates the model of care called Collaborative and Proactive Solutions.
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Raising children to be healthy and happy is not an easy task. Parents face challenges based on their own childhood, temperament, and life circumstances. There are some guidelines that can help all parents create strong family bonds and help kids grow up to be responsible and loving adults.
Erica Reischer, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and parent educator based in Oakland. She sits on the advisory board for HappyHealthKids.com and leads popular parenting classes and workshops at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Habitot Children’s Museum, and the University of California. Her writing about children and families appears in Psychology Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic. Her book What Great Parents Do: 75 Simple Strategies for Raising Kids Who Thrive, will be available on Aug. 16th. Learn more about her at http://www.drericar.com/
In the US approximately 5 children die every day as a result of child abuse.
Today on KPFA.org we discussed the complex subject of Child Abuse and Neglect.
Abigail Stewart Kahn, LCSW, is the Director of Community Education and Strategic Partnership at the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center. She has worked on issues of child trauma and family violence in the clinical, program development, and advocacy context for more than 15 years. A social worker and clinician by training, she joined the Prevention Center in August 2008 and is responsible for the organization’s education, partnership and collective impact strategy approaches. She is the author of “From Trauma to Healing—a social workers guide to working with survivors.”