Parent Resources

Family Education
http://www.familyeducation.com/home/
Provides information about communicating with your teen, teens and money, teens and work, dating and relationships, drugs and alcohol, and safety issues.

Parenting Teens
http://parentingteens.about.com
A-Z index of topics for parents of teens. Includes resources and information on everything from braces to teen drug use.

The American School Counselor Association
http://www.schoolcounselor.org
The American School Counselor Association has partnered with Learning Network to develop and provide school counseling-related content for parents. Learning Network’s Parent Channel provides busy parents with age- and grade-specific information to help enhance their children’s learning and overall development — both in and outside of school.

By Parents for Parents
http://www.byparents-forparents.com
This site provides resources to give parents information and tools they need to better raise their adolescent children, including online parenting courses, current topic issues, and insight into their teenagers behavior.

The Century Council
http://www.centurycouncil.org 
The Century Council is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fighting drunk driving.

Mental Health Matters
http://www.mental-health-matters.com
This site provides information on an extensive list of mental health conditions. Viewers can learn about disorders, medications, treatment programs, and where to locate help.

Focus on Adolescents
http://www.focusas.com/Parenting.html
If adolescence can be conceptualized as a journey from childhood to adulthood, parenting adolescents can also be thought of as a journey.

University of Washington Human Resources
http://www.washington.edu/students/index.html 
Teens today face different challenges and issues than we did when we were their age. While parents and families cannot control the world in which teens live, parenting tools and resources are available to help you support your teen and make a difference in their lives. Work/Life, a division of UW Human Resources, provides this database to inform and support parents and families navigating the turbulent and rewarding years of adolescence.

The National PTA
http://www.pta.org
National PTA is the largest volunteer child advocacy organization in the United States. A not-for-profit association of parents, educators, students, and other citizens active in their schools and communities, PTA is a leader in reminding our nation of its obligations to children.