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A.C.T. for Children

Assisting Children through Transition

By JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

Routledge – 2014

Series: DVD Workshop Series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

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    978-0-415-84174-0
    November 24th 2013

Description

Dr. Pedro Carroll begins by summarizing the current research on the impact of divorce on children. She then discusses the risk and protective factors for children of families going through divorce. She also describes the different ways children of various ages may respond to separation/divorce. Dr. Pedro Carroll demonstrates techniques from her parenting program, Assisting Children through Transition (ACT), that is designed to help parents reduce the stress of divorce or separation for their children. Techniques demonstrated include moving to a formal relationship with the other parent, keeping children out of adult conflicts, using better communication with the former spouse, parallel parenting, and cooperative parenting.

Author Bio

JoAnne Pedro-Carroll is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and is internationally recognized as an authority in the field of children and divorce.

Additional Resources

The files below include PDF downloads of additional resources that may be used in conjunction with the DVDs. These include slides, tips, and references.

Name: A.C.T. for Children: Assisting Children through Transition (DVD)Routledge 
Description: By JoAnne Pedro-Carroll. Dr. Pedro Carroll begins by summarizing the current research on the impact of divorce on children. She then discusses the risk and protective factors for children of families going through divorce. She also describes the different ways children of...
Categories: Divorce, Parenting, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology