Parenting Workshop

About the Workshop - a few words about the workshop. The facilitator is the webmaster of, who has a master's degree in juvenile justice.

Juvenile Justice - the facilitator's graduate work at Western Oregon University in the early 1990s, including master's thesis.

Parenting Editorials The facilitator's editorial writing on juvenile delinquency, including How to Communicate with Teens.

Family Profile - take a survey to see where your family stands in these categories: fun, decisions, pride, values, caring, communication, and confidence.

Steamboat Family Field Trips! - use this list of steamboats to plan a family vacation.

Child Abuse Symptoms - learn the traits of families that tolerate abuse and healthy families.
Good Parenting Books

Books 4 Kids - books that educate, advise, and help.

Books 4 Parents - parenting manuals.

Stepfamily Resources - learn from people who know how to do it successfully.

Child Abuse - learn to identify and prevent child abuse; recover from childhood abuse.

Family Help - when families need extra help.

Cult Help - resources if a family member joins a cult.

Art Therapy - how to communicate through the creative process.

Self Help Books 4 Anyone
Books to help you be a better person, and thus a better parent in the process, including positive psychology.

Links Family Enrichment Center of Seattle, with Dr. David L. Calof of Seattle, WA

International Cultic Studies Association information, conferences, and workshops for people hurt by cults.

Project No Spank The Web presence of Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education, Inc.

Natural Child Project Info. about parenting - a good site.

Family Research Lab Research on the dangers of corporal punishment.

Teaching Tolerance Magazine Distributed to 400,000 American teachers twice a year, this magazine offers new ideas for fostering tolerance and diversity in the classroom. A publication of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Links from - find resources for victims of child abuse, counseling, information.

50 States Lyrics teach your children to recite the fifty states of the Union, by singing along with this colorful reggae musical arrangement by Pato Banton.