A survival guide for teachers – Dealing with difficult parents
Do you love teaching young people but find one of the most draining parts of the job is dealing with difficult parents?
There can be everyone from the “It was never my child,” to the “My child always has to be top of the class.”
Most teachers are taught how to teach young people, but they were not taught how to manage difficult parents.
In this webinar, you will learn a number of techniques and strategies to be better able to work with difficult parents.
What you'll learn
- Understand why some parents seem difficult and troublesome.
- Learn evidence-based techniques to use so that people will listen to you.
- How to work with “lawn mower” parents (those who mow down any obstacles in their child’s path.
- What are reasonable suggestions from parents and what are unreasonable demands?
- When do you need to involve the principal or the board of trustees?