Parenting the Addicted Teen: A 5-Step Foundational Program (Paperback)
An innovative approach that teaches parents how to reconnect with the entire family and reclaim their parenting power. The program is designed to help parents let go of the addicted family system and begin parenting with renewed strength and positive power. Krovitz-Neren's 5-Step Foundational Parenting Model is new to the addiction field and, unlike previous books, teaches parents a systematic approach to support their children in their successful long-term recovery. Unique in that it incorporates the perspectives, needs, and desires of teenagers and young adults, providing fresh insight and helping parents understand what their child is experiencing in active addiction.
By applying these simple strategies parents can expect to
- Bring about more presence and emotional availability to all members of the family.
- Experience a deeper emotional connection with their children.
- Enjoy clarified family values, rules, and boundaries.
- Have improved parenting skills that allow them to create greater joy within the family.
Barbara Krovitz-Neren, MA, has been a youth and parenting advocate for more than thirty years. She cofounded and directed Children Are People Inc., from 1977-1989, and founded Confident Kids, where she created a support-group model for elementary and middle school-age youth at risk and for children of alcoholics. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
About the Author
Barbara Krovitz-Neren, MA, has been a youth and parenting advocate for more than thirty years. As a pioneer in the addiction prevention field, she has created dynamic programs that have impacted more than 50,000 youth, adolescents, and young adults around the country. Barbara has trained individuals in school districts, community social service agencies, and parent groups, both nationally and internationally. She also coauthored a K-6 prevention curriculum that has been used in many school districts in the United States. She co-founded and directed Children Are People Inc., from 1977-1989, and founded Confident Kids, where she created a support-group model for elementary and middle school-age youth at risk and for children of alcoholics.