Good Reads (with book link)
Parent Effectiveness Training: The Proven Program for Raising Responsible Children
by Dr. Thomas Gordon
** The Official P.E.T. Book
** If you plan to take P.E.T. course, the book will be included in your Participant Set - No need to purchase separately
The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools
by E.D. Hirsch Jr.
** Chinese version translated by Stella Su
How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
by Julie Lythcott-Haims
Julie's TED Talk: How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting
Do School: How We Are Creating a Generation of Stressed-Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students
by Denise Pope
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind Paperback
by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Brys
by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Steve Emmons is the International Master Trainer for Gordon Training International. In additional to having taught Parent Effectiveness Training courses in the US and internationally. He has trained thousands of professionals in over two dozen countries to become Parent Effectiveness instructors. Steve is based in Washington D.C. now and travels around the world.
With over 40 years of training under his belt, Steve offers a fresh perspective on parenting in today’s society.
‘Best Advice: Gates on Gates’ in Fortune Magazine, June 21, 2009, Bill Gates’ father was interviewed about the best advice he ever got. He commented, “Bill's mother and I early on were involved in Parent Effectiveness Training”.
Testimonials from parents around the globe
More About P.E.T. and Gordon Training International
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Comparison of P.E.T. with 9 Other Parenting Programs
In this short clip from an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond, Ray uses the Active Listening skills that he learned in a "Parent Effectiveness Training" workshop to facilitate problem solving for his parents.
In this short clip from an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond, Ray uses the Active Listening skills that he learned in a "Parent Effectiveness Training" workshop to solve a problem with his daughter.
A two-minute presentation on Thomas Gordon's Teacher Effectiveness Training classroom management model, which shares the same key concepts with P.E.T.