Child & Family Counseling Center
13649 Office Place, Ste. 102 Phone: 703-670-5738
Woodbridge, VA 22192 Fax: 703-670-8213
This page contains handouts and links to various parenting resources. We recommend
that you discuss any strategies with your child’s therapist before using them. See
also the Patient Handouts page for useful handouts for kids.
12 Steps to Raising a Juvenile Delinquent
101 Ways to Praise Your Child
ADHD and Behavior Management
Adult Children: A series of articles on parenting adult children living at home
AhaParenting.com–Dr. Laura Markham’s website offers numerous parenting tips.
Behavior Chart 2015–Developed by Dr. Crist, this file explains in detail how to develop
and use a behavior chart.
Free Printable Behavior Charts–includes multiple charts, reward coupons, etc.
Anxiety in Kids: GoZEN--An interactive website for anxious kids
The Expert Parent’s Guide to Childhood Anxiety
Bullying –Guide to Bullying Prevention–This site contains a number of useful links.
Cyberbullying Resource Guide
Change in Action: Non-profit resource, offers anger management for teens and families.
Child Mind Institute–This site contains multiple articles on parenting issues.
Dr. Crist’s Parenting Podcasts: Topics: Anxiety, Discipline, Siblings, Social Skills
Driving: Contract for Teen Drivers The Truth About Teen Driving
Car Driving Safety Guide for Parents and Teens
Electronic Chore Charts--versions for Ipad, Ipod Touch, and Android. Makes charting
Empowering Parents. Contains many useful handouts on parenting issues. Sign up
for free newsletter.
Good Behavior Road Signs. Good for young children or autistic children.
Helping ADHD Kids Succeed at School
How To Write A Home Rules Contract: Designed for teens
InfoAboutKids.org: An excellent resource from the Consortium for Science-Based Information
on Children, Youth and Families. Our goal is to promote healthy child and families.
Iparent101.com. Resccoures for parents to keep their kids safe in the digitial
age. Online webinar coming soon!
Love and Logic Institute--an excellent resource for parenting and raising responsible
children! Many free handouts are available on their website
Parental Wisdom--A site that contains parenting advice. You can post questions to
parenting experts. Dr. Crist is a contributing expert.
Parenting and Stress: Developing Your Own Coping Strategies
Parenting Wisely A series of online parenting workshops available for purchase.
Dr. Carl Pickard’s parenting articles. An excellent collection of articles on parenting,
including parenting strong-willed children, teens with substance abuse issues, divorce,
Positive Discipline–-Dr. Jane Nelson’s Positive Discipline site and Positive Discipline
Prince William County branch of Virginia Cooperative Services--They offer numerous
parenting classes and workshops, including the STEP parenting program, working with
at-risk teens, and families with anger issues.
Rabiner ADHD Monitoring System Rooms--How to Get Teens to Clean Their Rooms
School Accommodations and Modifications for ADHD and other learning issues
Self-Injury–Information if your child is engaging in self-harm, cutting, or other
form of self-injury.
SOS Time Out Guidelines Time Out Guide TYPER Shark--Free typing tutor
game for kids
Stepparenting and Blended Families--A guide from HelpGuide.org.
Substance Abuse (Drugs & Alcohol) in Teens: DrugFree.org Teen Drug Use/Abuse
Summer Activities 2008 in Prince William County . This is the latest list we could
find, so be sure to check.
SUMMER CAMPS--Information on Summer Camp Options and supplies
Teaching Kids How to Be Friendly Teaching Kids How to Be
Ten Terrific Ways to Connect with Children Ten Terrific Ways to Connect
Understanding Sibling Rivalry
UNDERSTOOD–resources for helping kids with learning and attention problems, including
Teenage Drivers--ParentingTeenDrivers.com offers useful information as well as a
contract you can use with your teen driver. Check out a Kiplinger's article, "Kids,
Cars, & Cash" for more useful information.
Video Game Addiction: GameQuitters. Excellent information for parents (and others)
about overcoming gaming addiction.
Virginia Cooperative Extension. This resource includes child development articles.
Virginia Parent Information and Resource Center (www.PEATC.org)
Volunteering. Fun ways to help kids get involved and give back to others.
WebMD Parenting Information
Selp Help Catalogs
Here are some excellent resources for self-help books for kids, teens, and parents.
ADD Warehouse (800) 233-9273 Childswork/Childsplay (800) 962-1141
Courage To Change (800) 440-4003 Free Spirit Publishing (800) 735-7323
Impact Publications ( 703-361-7300) New Harbinger (800) 748-6273
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (866) 416-1078 Love and Logic (800) 338-4065
Magination Press (800) 374-2721 Parenting Press (800) 992-6657
Woodbine House (800) 843-7323 Boystown Press (800) 282-6657