The first book to give parents the tools they need to talk with their children about violence, featuring ten scripted "family talks" tested by moms, dads, and kids
In the wake of the devastating string of school shootings, parents everywhere are asking themselves the same question: What kind of violence does my child face and how can I help?
Dominic Cappello, a renowned parent educator and policy advocate on school violence and harassment prevention, offers parents useful advice on speaking with their children about this vital issue. This resourceful book outlines a series of ten easy-to-manage and engaging talks, including real-life scenarios to which every child can relate.
The creative, proven approach of this book comes from more than five years of working with parents, kids, educators, and professionals, focusing on violence in schools, on television, the internet, and in families. Without spouting theory, Ten Talks offers practical steps and real words that will help parents prepare for an honest, direct, and possibly life-saving conversation with their children.