General Resources


 

 

Counseling Office Resource Library for Parents, Teachers, Staff and Administrators

 


 STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

 

Anxiety Issues 

ê “Helping Your Anxious Child 2nd Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents”

                     By: Ronald M. Rapee, Ann Wignall, Susan H. Spence, Vanessa Cobham, & Heidi Lyneham

 

ê “What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids” By: James J. Crist

 

ê “What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kids Guide to Overcoming Anxiety” By: Dawn Huebner

 

Autism Spectrum Disorders & Sensory Issues 

ê “Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues”

       By: Lindsey Biel & Nancy Peske

 

ê “Parenting a Child with Sensory Processing Disorder: A Family Guide to Understanding & Supporting Your Sensory-Sensitive Child”

        By: Christopher R. Auer & Susan L. Blumberg

 

ê “Helping Your Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Families”

        By: Stephanie B. Lockshin, Jennifer M. Gillis, Raymond G. Romanczyk

 

Other Physical and Mental Illness:

ê “Helping Your Child with Selective Mutism Practical Steps to Overcome a Fear of Speaking”

        By: Angela E. McHolm, Charles E. Cunningham, & Melanie K. Vanier

 

ê “Nothing to Hide: Mental Illness in the Family” By: Jean J. Beard & Peggy Gillespie

 

ê “Helping Your Child with OCD: A Workbook for Parents of Children with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”

        By: Lee Fitzgibbons & Cherry Pedrick

 

ê “How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD: Practical Techniques, Strategies, and Interventions 2nd Ed” By: Sandra F. Rief

 

ê “Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach” By: Vincent J. Monastra

 


 

DIVERSITY 

 

ê “Dim Sum, Bagels, & Grits: A Sourcebook for Multicultural Families” By: Myra Alperson

 

ê “Love Makes A Family: Portraits of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Parents and Their Families” By: Peggy Gillespie

 

ê “Of Many Colors: Portraits of Multiracial Families” By: Peggy Gillespie

 

ê “Adoption Parenting: Creating a Toolbox Building Connections” By: Jean MacLeod & Sheena Macrae

 

ê “Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents” By: Deborah D. Gray

 

ê “Meeting the Challenge of Parenting in the West: An Islamic Perspective” By: Ekram & Mohamed Rida Beshir 


ACADEMIC

 

ê “School Smarts Homework Survival Guide: The Skills and Stuff You Need to Succeed” By: American Girl 


PERSONAL/ SOCIAL ISSUES

 

Girl Social Issues:

ê“Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls” By: Rachel Simmons

 

Boy Social Issues:

ê “The Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons from Falling Behind in School and Life” By: Michael Gurian & Kathy Stevens

 

ê “Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men” By: Leonard Sax

 

ê “Speaking of Boys: Answers to the Most-Asked Questions about Raising Sons” By: Michael Thompson

 

ê “Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys” By: Dan Kindlon & Michael Thompson

 

ê “Bringing Up Boys: Practical Advice and Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Men” By: James Dobson

 

Parenting:

ê “Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Parenting (Part 1)” By: Ekram & Mohamed Rida Beshir

 

ê “Parenting with Love & Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility” By: Foster Cline & Jim Fay

 

ê “The Pocket Parent: Help!  What to Do When Your 2 to 5 year old Has Tantrums, Bites a Friend, Keeps Interrupting, Uses Bad Words, Won’t Use the Potty, and More…” By: Gail Reichlin & Caroline Winkler

 

ê “Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Together So You Can Live Too”

        By: Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

 

ê “Chicken Soup for the Kids Soul 2: Read-Aloud or Read-Alone Character-Building Stories for Kids Ages 6-10”

        By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Patty Hansen, & Irene Dunlap

 

ê “Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn to Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly” By: Nancy Willard

 

ê “1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12” By: Thomas W. Phelan

 

ê “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk” By: Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

 

ê “Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children” By: James R. Delisle

 

ê “Helping Your Child Overcome Separation Anxiety or School Refusal: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents”

        By: Andrew R. Eisen & Linda B. Engler

 

ê “Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Aggression, Threats, and Distress” By: Nancy E. Willard

 

ê “Helping Your Angry Child: A Workbook for You and Your Family” By: Darlyne Gaynor Nemeth, Kelly Paulk Ray, & Maydel Morin Schexnayder

 

ê “Common Sense Parenting: Learn Effective Parenting Skills in Your Own Home, At Your Own Pace!”

       By: Ray Burke, Ron Herron, Linda Schuchmann

 

Teens:

ê “Parenting Today’s Adolescent: Helping Your Child Avoid the Traps of the Preteen and Teen Years” By: Dennis & Barbara Rainey & Bruce Nygren

 

ê “Chicken Soup for the Teen Soul: Real-Life Stories by Real Teens” By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Stephanie H. Meyer, & John Meyer

 

ê “Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul IV: Stories of Life, Love, & Learning” By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger, Mitch Claspy

 

ê “Positive Discipline A-Z From Toddlers to Teens - 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems 2nd Edition”

       By: Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott, & H. Stephen Glenn

 

Grief & Loss:

 

ê “Understanding and Supporting a Child or Teen Coping with a Death: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers” By: Jane Bradley Cameron

 

ê “When Grief Enters Your School: A Guide for Schools and Families” By: Jane Bradley Cameron

 

ê “Our Children, Our Hearts: Journeys of Child Loss and Remembrance”

          By: Emily Laitmon & Terry Toll