Parent Resources

Parenting is hard work! This section of our website is meant to provide you with presentations, videos, worksheets, and other tools to set you and your child(ren) up for a successful, healthy, and rewarding relationship.

Why Does My Child Do That? And Other Questions About Your Child's Behavior, by Patti Hershfeldt, Ed.D.
To prevent behavior issues we must first understand our children's behavior. This presentation helps us begin to understand and identify reasons behind behaviors, and how we can properly respond. 

Parent Support Action Plan for Changing Behaviors
Use this worksheet to help identify and change unfavorable behaviors in your children.

School Transitions: How You Can Help Your Child Succeed, by Patti Hershfeldt, Ed.D.
This presentation discusses important steps that we, as parents, can take to help our children make a smooth transition to middle or high school.

Kid Safe Maryland
Children are 35 times more likely than adults to be victims of identity thefts. Learn more here about how you can take action to protect your child's identity.


"Tips for Managing Challenging Behaviors in Kids Video Series," by Tom Flis and Remy Chappell, senior behavior specialists at Sheppard Pratt Health System: