Parenting Handout

Parenting Handout

Online ISBN: 9780471922025

DOI: 10.1002/0471922021

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Assembled by the editors of Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior newsletter and the Brown University Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology newsletter, the Parenting Handout series is a comprehensive collection of practical, issue-oriented handouts on the most common challenges parents face today. An ideal resource for psychologists and other professionals working directly with families struggling with behavioral and mental health issues, the Parenting Handout series is updated monthly with the latest news and information to help parents understand and advocate for their toddlers, school-aged children, pre-teens, and teens.

Each handout focuses on a single issue, describing its salient characteristics in clear and concise terms. Academic research or other significant findings from the field are presented in direct, everyday language that your clients can access and utilize beyond your office. Suggested action steps are practical and effective methods your clients can apply when meeting challenges in a range of parenting issue,s including everything from coping with learning disabilities, school violence, anxiety disorders, addiction, bullying, dealing with conflict, grief, and more. Handouts are available to subscribers to download, photocopy, and distribute to patients and their caregivers.

Parenting Handouts are effective tools and can be used:

  • When parents come to you for advice
  • As a resource center for your parents
  • As an insert with your newsletters or mailings
  • As leave-behinds when you address community groups
  • As discussion starters in counseling sessions
  • As marketing and presentation tools at seminars and conferences


Pediatricians, psychiatrists, social workers, therapists, family therapists, case managers, mental health workers, school counselors, school nurses, teachers, parents, addiction counselors, medical directors, nurse practitioners, and anyone who works with children or parents.

About the Handout Series

The Parenting Handout series is assembled by the editors of the Brown University child and adolescents newsletters, part of seven new behavioral healthcare and psychopharmacology newsletters on Wiley Online Library:

Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly covers news and analysis of federal and state public policy development funding, programs, and legislation.

Mental Health Weekly covers the latest news and analysis of public policy, business trends, and treatment issues affecting mental health administrators in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter offers practical interventions, professional commentary, and hands-on techniques for working with troubled children and adolescents.

The Brown University Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Update fills the critical gap in information about children's and adolescents’ unique psychotropic medication needs.

The Brown University Digest of Addiction Theory & Application is a monthly synopsis of critical research developments in the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and drug abuse.

The Brown University Geriatric Psychopharmacology Update covers the use of psychotropic medications in geriatrics, pertinent regulatory issues, and specific interventions with aging.

The Brown University Psychopharmacology Update advises mental health professionals on treating behavioral disorders with pharmacological agents.

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