The Common Sense Parenting[CSP] Framework

  Common Sense Parenting[CSP] is a group-based class for parents. It is comprised of 6 weekly, 2-hour sessions led by trainers who focus on teaching practical skills to increase children’s positive behavior, decrease negative behaviors and model alternative behavior. GOAL Equip parents with a logical method for changing their children’s behaviors through teaching positive behaviors, […]

Children and Polyvictimization: Proactive is Better than Reactive!

POLYVICTIMIZATION: CHILDREN’S DIRECT EXPOSURE TO MULTIPLE TYPES OF ABUSE, CRIME AND VIOLENCE When one thinks of children’s exposure to violence and abuse in the home, that is usually as far as our imagery extends. Nothing else. Either it’s a home where instances of abuse, violence or criminal behaviors occur or IT occurs elsewhere. One instance;one […]

Now That Parents Came to School, What Do We Do With Them?

Parenting takes a lot of skill and patience and is always a ‘work in progress’. The social skills, cognitive potential, and behavioral functioning that a child acquires during the earliest years are fundamentally dependent on the quality of their interactions with their parents.  Equally important is the quality of interactions between school staff, teachers, and parents of […]

10 Ways Parents Can Help With Homework

Teachers give homework for many reasons. They give it to see how well their students understood the lesson; to help them understand all that has been covered in class; to encourage them to learn more about the subject; and more. Homework is not and should not be considered as “busy work!” There are several ways that […]