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Dealing with Difficult Parents & Families

Dealing with Difficult Parents & Families

Dealing with Difficult Parents & Families

Mr Brett Novick MS, LMFT, CSSW
Mr Brett Novick MS, LMFT, CSSW
on behalf of Rutgers University School of Social Work

$25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00

$25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00

$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
Normal Price: $25.00 $25.00

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Launch date: 08 Oct 2017
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Last updated: 31 Aug 2018

Reference: 184917

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Latest User Comments

Danielle Vinh (29 Aug 2018)
I enjoyed learning about the various conflict resolution styles.
Victoria Powers (16 Mar 2018)
The quiz is very tricky! Read carefully
Ms Donna Hall-Lee MA, CSW, CSWM (16 Feb 2018)
I thought that the course was very good, however, the audio would sometimes fade out during the presentation; perhaps the technology could be improved but I use a MAC with Firefox browser so that it could be causing the conflict.

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Whether you're an educator, CST member, administrator or mental health professional you share one thing in common-dealing with difficult parents and families. All of us have experienced problematic, unproductive, and/or uncomfortable interactions with parents/families. Whether it be issues of defensiveness, "my child does no wrong," noncompliance, or just plain hostile parents, it can place an incredible hurdle and stress on your job duties. So what can you do? In this workshop learn effective, practical tools, geared to help productively tailor your interventions around the most common types of challenging parents/families.

Objectives

Objectives
1. Recognizing varying conflict resolution styles as well as your own manner of solving conflict.
2. Understand effective means of working with challenging situations and/or confrontational families.
3. Knowledge of better means of productive meetings with those that are conflictual.
4. Discussion of the varying types of challenging parents.
Mr Brett Novick MS, LMFT, CSSW

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Mr Brett Novick MS, LMFT, CSSW
on behalf of Rutgers University School of Social Work

Mr. Novick holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA and a Master's Degree in Family Therapy from Friends University in Wichita, KS as well as post degree work and certification in School Social Work from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ and in Educational Leadership. Mr. Novick is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist and State Certified as a School Social Worker.

Mr. Novick has worked as a School Social Worker/Counselor for the last sixteen years and is an adjunct instructor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Additionally, he has been a licensed and Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice, community mental health, and substance abuse settings over the last twenty years. Novick has supervised in family counseling, school counseling, and centers for abused and neglected children as well as adults with developmental disabilities.

He has also authored nationally and internationally articles in several national and international publications ranging from family therapy, to parenting a child with autism, to educational leadership.

Mr. Novick has authored three books Parents and Teachers Working Together and the Likeable, Effective, and Productive Educator, The Balanced Child: Teaching Children Social Skills & Character Building (due out later this year) all published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers as well as a children’s book entitled Brain Bully: A Children’s Guide to Stinkin’ Thinkin’ published by Childswork/Childsplay and a companion game by the same title to be published in early 2018 as well as a book entitled Don't Marry a Lemon that is published by Train of Thought Press.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - State Board of Social Work Examiners
  • 1.00 Units -
    Reference: Clinical
  • New York State Education Department Office of the Professions: Social Work
  • 1.00 Units -
    Reference: Self-study, Clinical
  • Rutgers University School of Social Work
  • 1.00 Units -
    Reference: Clinical

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User Reviews (4)

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Danielle Vinh (29 Aug 2018)
I enjoyed learning about the various conflict resolution styles.
Victoria Powers (16 Mar 2018)
The quiz is very tricky! Read carefully
Ms Donna Hall-Lee MA, CSW, CSWM (16 Feb 2018)
I thought that the course was very good, however, the audio would sometimes fade out during the presentation; perhaps the technology could be improved but I use a MAC with Firefox browser so that it could be causing the conflict.
Dominic Nagle (15 Aug 2018)
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