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API Reads: Older Child book club interest - Parent Effectiveness Training

We now have an older child book club for those who are interested in reading books that are focused on topics geared to the school-age years and above age-set. For the months of September, October, November, and December of 2014 we will be reading Parent Effectiveness Training by Thomas Gordon. The reading schedule and Amazon book description are below.

Reading schedule:
Sep 1-7: Ch 1
Sep 8-14: Ch 2
Sep 15-21: Ch 3
Sep 22-28: Ch 4
Sep 29-Oct 5: Ch 5
Oct 6-12: Ch 6
Oct 13-19: Ch 7
Oct 20-26: Ch 8
Oct 27-Nov 2: Ch 9
Nov 3-9: Ch 10
Nov 10-16: Ch 11
Nov 17-23: Ch 12
Nov 24-30: Ch 13
Dec 1-7: Ch 14
Dec 8-14: Ch 15
Dec 15-21: Ch 16
Dec 22-28: Wrap-up

Amazon book description:
P.E.T., or Parent Effectiveness Training, began almost forty years ago as the first national parent-training program to teach parents how to communicate more effectively with kids and offer step-by-step advice to resolving family conflicts so everybody wins.  This beloved classic is the most studied, highly praised, and proven parenting program in the world -- and it will work for you. Now revised for the first time since its initial publication, this groundbreaking guide will show you:
How to avoid being a permissive parent
How to listen so kids will talk to you and talk so kids will listen to you
        How to teach your children to "own" their problems and to solve them
How to use the "No-Lose" method to resolve conflicts

Using the timeless methods of P.E.T. will have immediate results: less fighting, fewer tantrums and lies, no need for punishment. Whether you have a toddler striking out for independence or a teenager who has already started rebelling, you'll find P.E.T. a compassionate, effective way to instill responsibility and create a nurturing family environment in which your child will thrive.

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