Sound, practical advice on dealing with provocative and manipulative verbal challenges raised by teenagers and early adolescents.
Using common scenarios to demonstrate specific parenting techniques, a onetime probation officer offers a straightforward, tested program for maintaining control over adolescents without harsh discipline.
Gregory Bodenhamer, author of Back In Control, is a nationally renowned expert on parenting difficult children. A former probation officer, Bodenhamer is a consultant and trainer for schools, police departments, and court agencies. He was also the director of the Back in Control Center in Portland, Oregon, a parenting program geared toward parenting in these tough times.