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Author Jewell, Pat.

Title From strength to strength [electronic resource] : a manual for professionals who facilitate diverse parent groups / Pat Jewell & Prue Blackmore.

Published Camberwell, Vic. : ACER Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xii, 184 p. ; 30 cm.
Summary 'From Strength to Strength: A Manual for Professionals' Who Facilitate Diverse Parent Groups is a practical resource for facilitators of parenting groups. This manual will be invaluable for facilitators who take a positive and optimistic approach, and want to build on the strengths parents bring to their role. Four core modules provide developmentally appropriate sessions for use with parents who have children in different age groups. Additional topics include bullying, homework, loss and grief, siblings and transition stages. Fourteen specialist modules focus on parents with specific or specialised needs. Facilitators are provided with a background briefing for parents in short term or ongoing crisis: Parenting after violence; Parents in prison; Parents involved with statutory child welfare service; Parents with intellectual disability; Parents with psychiatric illness; and, Parents with substance-abuse issue. Features: Designed for facilitators who are (or who want to be) working with a wide and varied range of parents in group work situations; Facilitators can mix and match sessions from the core and specialist modules according to the needs of a particular group; Presents a strength-based approach to parenting; and, Enhances emotional wellbeing. Filled with practical wisdom, 'From Strength to Strength' is a user-friendly, relevant, informed and optimistic parenting manual essential for anyone working with today's parents in a group situation.
Other formats Also available in printed form.
Reproduction Monograph Melbourne, Vic RMIT Publishing 2013.
Other author Blackmore, Prue.
Subject Family life education.
Self-help groups -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Parenting -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 0864315317
1417588675 (electronic version)