South Seattle Community College Family Resources
Books (titles, authors)
- The 90-Minute Baby Sleep Program by Dr. Polly Moore
- Becoming the Parent You Want to Be, A Sourcebook of Strategies for the First Five Years by Laura Davis and Janis Keyser
- Beyond Behavior Management:The Six Life Skills Children Need to Thrive in Today's World by Jenna Bilmes
- The Dance of Anger by Harriet Goldhor Lerner, Ph.D.
- Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline by Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D.
- Family First by Dr. Phil McGraw
- Gesell Institute Books: Your One Year Old, Your Two Year Old, etc. by Ames & Ilg
- The Heart of Parenting, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gottman Ph.D.
- The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D.
- How Much Is Enough? by Jean Illsley Clarke
- How to Raise a Child with a High EQ by Lawrence E. Shapiro Ph.D.
- How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
- Kids Can Cooperate by Elizabeth Crary
- Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
- Love and Anger, The Parent Dilemma by Nancy Samalin
- Love & Limits by Elizabeth Crary
- Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner
- Parenting Tips & Tools by Elizabeth Crary
- Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel
- Pick Up Your Socks by Elizabeth Crary
- Positive Discipline for Preschoolers by Jane Nelson Ed. D.
- Positive Discipline for the First Three Years by Jane Nelson Ed. D.
- Raising a Daughter by Jeanne Elium and Don Elium
- Raising a Son by Jeanne Elium and Don Elium
- Raising Compassionate, Courageous Children by Dr. Janice Cohn
- Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
- Real Boys by William Pollack, Ph.D.
- Remote Control Childhood? Combating the Hazards of Media Culture by Diane E. Levin
- The Mindful Brain by Daniel Siegel
- The Shelter of Each Other by Mary Pipher Ph.D.
- Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
- The Six Stages of Parenthood by Ellen Galinsky
- The Sleep Book for Tired Parents by Rebecca Huntley MSW
- Television and the Lives of Our Children by Gloria DeGaetano, M.Ed.
- The Ten Greatest Gifts I Give My Children by Steven W. Vannoy
- What Should I Tell the Kids? by Ava L. Siegler, Ph.D.
- Without Spanking or Spoiling by Elizabeth Crary
- Your Baby & Child from Birth to Age Five by Penelope Leach
Agencies and Classes (contact info)
- APPLE Parenting 253-939-0870 Based in Auburn, this court approved program offers parenting classes for all. It uses the research based STEP (Systemic Training for Effective Parenting) Curriculum as a foundation to help parents better understand their child and learn new ways to manage children’s behavior.
- Birth to Three Developmental Center: 206-874-5445 Developmental screening and intervention.
- CHADD: 360-233-8638 Classes and support for parents of children with attention deficit disorder.
- Childcare Resources: 206-461-3207 Referrals to licensed childcare services.
- Childfind: Free screening for children 3-5 years, done by the school districts.
Seattle Schools 206-298-7890
Highline Schools 206-433-2421
Tukwila Schools 206-901-8020
- Childhaven Crisis Nursery 206-328-5437 Childcare for times when you are ill, hospitalized or too stressed or angry to take good care of your children.
- Children's Hospital Resource Center: 206-987-2201 Parenting advice and resources.
- Children's Nurse Consultation: 206-526-2500 Health advice and doctor referral.
- Community Information Line 206-461-3200, 1-800-621-4636 toll free.
- Crisis Line: 206-461-3222 Twenty-four hour crisis line.
- Divorce Lifeline 206-694-5713
- Domestic Violence Resources
Domestic Abuse Women's Network (DAWN) 425-656-7867
New Beginnings 206-522-9472
- Family Help Line: 206-233-0139 Press 1 for recorded information about parenting classes and parent support groups throughout King County, and press 2 to speak with a parenting coach.
- Kid Care: 206-284-0331, 1-800-756-5437 toll free. Confidential help for parents who have questions about their child's growth and development. Children's health and dental referrals. Interpreter services available.
- Navos 206-248-8226 For families interested in counseling with their young children.
- Ohmamas: Introducing children to community service in fun and friendly ways.
- Puget Sound Adlerian Society 206-527-2566 A wealth of information and parenting classes about positive discipline and the Adlerian Psychology behind it. Its mission is to nurture dignity for all by encouraging democratic relationships and a sense of belonging.