ABC’s of Working Effectively with the Challenging Parent


Dealing with difficult parents is one of the biggest problems faced by today’s educators and administrators. This course is designed to provide professionals with an in-depth exploration of strategies and techniques for developing more positive and productive relationships with the most challenging parents, and in doing so, raising students’ self-esteem and increasing their academic success. Methods include building parental support and credibility, problem solving, communication scripts, understanding the different types of parenting, keeping a success journal, stress management, ways to communicate through technology, and developing positive relationships from the start. This class is suitable for anyone in the educational field.

ON-LINE (3 Credits / 45 hours) in-service credit only



(3 credits/45 hours) In-serivce credits only


Laurie Thode