Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings (Paperback)
Help prepare the children and teens in your life to face life’s challenges with grace and grit. In this award-winning guide author and pediatrician Dr. Ken Ginsburg shares his 7 crucial Cs: competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control. You’ll discover how to incorporate these concepts into your parenting style and communication strategies, thereby strengthening your connection. And that connection will position you to guide your child to bounce back from life’s challenges and forge a meaningful and successful life. You’ll also learn detailed coping strategies to help children and teenagers deal with the stresses of academic pressure, media messages, peer pressure, and family tension. These approaches will prepare children to thrive and make it less likely that they will turn to risky quick fixes and haphazard solutions. Resilience is a critical life skill. And it can be taught! Learn how with Building Resilience in Children and Teens.
Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP, is a professor of pediatrics in the division of adolescent medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is also director of health services at Covenant House Pennsylvania and the author of Raising Kids to Thrive, Letting Go with Love and Confidence, and Reaching Teens. He is the father of two daughters and lives in Philadelphia, PA. Martha M. Jablow has written extensively on parenting and health as the author of several books and articles.
“This is a thorough, sensible book filled with commonsense solutions for daily life.” –Library Journal