Books for Parents on Effective Parenting/Discipline

 

  • The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising and Enjoying the Five ‘Difficult’ Types of Children

By Stanley I. Greenspan and Jacqueline Salmon

 

  • The Difficult Child

By Stanley Turecki, M.D.

 

  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated ‘Chronically Inflexible’ Children

By Ross W. Greene

 

  • The Heart of Parenting: How to Raise an Emotionally Intelligent Child

By John M. Gottman and Joan Declaire

 

  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk

By Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlich and Kimberly Ann Coe

 

  • How to Talk so Kids Can Learn: At Home and in School

By Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlich, Lisa Nyberg and Rosalyn Templeton

 

  • No More Misbehavin’: 38 Difficult Behaviors and How to Stop Them

      By Michele Borba

     

  • P.E.T. – Parent Effectiveness Training

By Dr. Thomas Gordon

 

  • Practitioner’s Guide to Behavioral Problems in Children

      By Glen P. Aylward

 

  • Skills Training for Children with Behavior Disorders: A Parent and Therapist Guidebook

By Michael L. Bloomquist

 

  • S.O.S.! Help for Parents (Note: available also on video)

By Lynn Clark, Ph.D.

 

  • S.T.E.P. – Systematic Training for Effective Parenting: Parenting Young Children

By Don Dinkmeyer, Sr., Gary  McKay, James Dinkmeyer, et al.

 

  • S.T.E.P. – Systematic Training for Effective Parenting: The Parent’s Handbook

By Don Dinkmeyer, Sr., Gary McKay, and Don Dinkmeyer, Jr.

 

  • S.T.E.P. – Systematic Training for Effective Parenting: Parenting Teenagers

By Don Dinkmeyer, Sr., Gary  McKay, Joyce  McKay and Don Dinkmeyer, Jr.

 

  • Temperament Tools – Working with Your Child’s Inborn Traits

By Helen Neville and Diane Clark Johnson

 

  • Touchpoints – The Essential Reference: Your Child’s Emotional and Behavioral Development

By T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.

 

  • Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

By William B. Carey, M.D.

 

  • Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior

By Russell A. Barkley & Christine M. Benton