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Key Strategies to Crafting K12 Policies for Dealing with Difficult Parents


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Dealing with difficult parents is one of the most stressful aspects of an administrators' job. Demanding guardians that threaten your school with legal action can be more than just a headache. How can you craft staff and teacher policies for dealing with difficult parents while still protecting your K-12 school from legality? Join us for this highly-informative, 60-minute webinar where you will discover:

  • How to avoid parental problems craft policies for staff & teachers
  • Handling irate parents: Educate teachers to defuse explosive situations
  • Strategies to protect your school against potential legal action from parents
  • Common mistakes to avoid when communicating with difficult parents

Program Highlights

  • Create Proactive Policies that Work: Avoid Potential Problems

    • Top parental complaints: What every administrators should know
    • Essential components every parent communication policy must have
    • Be prepared in advance: How to develop scenario based action plans
  • Tips & Techniques for Effectively Dealing with Angry Guardians

    • Top strategies for communicating with parents: Do's & don'ts
    • Get to the root of the problem: Find a solution with the guardian
    • Turning an angry parent into an ally: Getting buy-ins from guardians
  • Protect Your Staff & School form Potential Legal Issues: Reduce Risk

    • How to build a paper trail that protects your staff and school
    • Responding to threats of legal action: What to say & how to say it
    • Proven methods for avoiding potential legal ramifications
  • Interactive Q&A - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Allen Mendler, Ph.D. is an educator and school psychologist who has worked extensively in K12 regular education and special education settings. His emphasis is on developing effective frameworks and strategies for educators, youth professionals and parents to help difficult youth succeed.

  • As one of the internationally acclaimed authors of the original and newly revised Discipline with Dignity, Dr. Mendler has given many workshops and seminars to professionals and parents, and is highly acclaimed as a motivational speaker and trainer for numerous educational organizations.
  • Dr. Mendler is the author or co-author of 15 books including, Handling Difficult Parents; A practical handbook that offers proven strategies that all educators can use to set the right tone with difficult parents. His articles have appeared in many journals including Educational Leadership, Kappan, Learning and Reclaiming Children and Youth.
  • Additionally, Dr. Mendler has been recognized for his distinguished teaching by the Bureau of Education and Research, and was a recipient of the coveted Crazy Horse Award for having made outstanding contributions to discouraged youth.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how to create policies and procedures to effectively deal with difficult parents.