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Title: Involving Parents in Counseling (Practice Notes)

Description: A variety of psychological, socioeconomic, language, racial, and ethnic fators affect a parent's motivation to enroll and maintain a youngster and be active participants themselves. Based on theories of intrinsic motivation, we suggest ideas for: (1) using initial contacts to assess and address parent motivation for involvement and (2) maintaining their motivated involvement over time.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/practicenotes/involvingparents.pdf  53kb; 3pp