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8.Parent education groups have the primary goal of a)imparting information about good parenting. b) counseling parents on how to deal with their children. c)skill development. d) both a) and c)9.Leaders of parent education programs should possess 10.Which of the following are possible steps in establishing a parent education program? 11.Which of the following parenting practices are associated with greater pathology in children?70
12.Which of the following represent a short-term parenting style?a) Controllingb) Permissivec) Rewardingd) All of the above13.Which of the following is NOT true regarding logical consequences?14.Which is NOT true regarding time out?True/False15. ____Traditional patterns of parental authority are no longer effective.16. ____Logical consequences are not effective when parents are angry.17. ____The authoritarian parenting style is the most effective with adolescents.18. ____Parenting oppositional children could be a good type of a general parenting practices group.19. ____It is important to have a lot of structure in parent support groups.20. ____Participation in parent education programs does not improve children’s school achievement.Essay Questions1.Explain the difference between parent education and parent consultation. Next, identify the stages of the con-sultation process and the priority task for the consultant at each stage.2.Delineate the main points/phases of the problem-solving model by Friend & Cook (1992) (p. 445–6).3.Consequences are not always useful ways of teaching children. Describe certain situations when the use ofconsequences might be useful.4.Identify at least three irrational beliefs about parenting and provide an example for each irrational belief.5.Identify and describe the four styles of parenting according to Vernon and Al-Mabuk.1.What discipline methods do you think would be most effective with young children? With adolescents? Whichwould be least effective?2.What would be your suggestions for parent education program offerings in a school in your community? Areyou familiar with what is already being offered at that school in terms of parent education?