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Product Details

  • Paperback: 177 pages
  • Publisher: Rainbow Books (April 1 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1568250924
  • ISBN-13: 978-1568250922
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1 x 21.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 249 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #778,701 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Kimberly Abraham began her career as an Early Childhood educator, working with children and families in the Flint, Michigan-area schools. She went on to receive her Master of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University, with a concentration in Family, Youth & Children. She has been certified as an Infant Mental Health Specialist and provided social work services to children in Flint-area schools. Kim has spent years providing services to youth in the city of Flint, Michigan, working closely with systems such as REACH, Flint Schools and the Genesee Circuit Family Court. She specializes in treating children & adolescents diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Conduct Disorder and Substance Abuse. Kim and Marney created Life Over The Influence (Legacy Publishing Company, 2011), a CD self-help program for those who love someone who has an addiction or abuses substances. The Oppositional Defiant Disorder Lifeline (Legacy Publishing Company, 2012), a self-help program for parents of behavior-disordered children based on Kim's unique, specialized parenting approach for that population. Kim is a national speaker on the topics of childhood behavior disorders and is frequently a media consultant on topics including: bullying, divorce issues, trauma, surviving a loved one's addiction, grandparents raising grandchildren and the increasing epidemic of adult children living at home (Failure to Launch). Marney Studaker-Cordner, LMSW, received her Master of Social Work from Michigan State University in 1997 with a specialty in Children and Families. She has spent most of her career serving children and families in the Child Welfare and Community Mental Health systems. She is trained in the evidence-based practice of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) and has supervisory experience in the CMH system. Marney specializes in the treatment of children with emotional and behavioral issues and adults experiencing co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. Marney is the parent of a biological daughter and has both professional and personal experience in blended families, having raised three step-children through adolescence and into adulthood. Kathryn O'Dea was an author and ordained minister who passed away in 2006. Kathryn's organizational skills and support were instrumental in the publication of The Whipped Parent.

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Kim and Marney have written a book that has been too long in coming for parents with out-of-control children. When my child was a teen (back in the early 90s) there was no help for me, no where to turn, no book to read. I felt like a failure as a parent, thinking it must be my fault that my child was out of control. Kim and Marney's book made me realize that I WAS (and am)a good mother. Anyone with a child who is bordering on oppositional defiance or conduct disorder should definitely read this book. It will be like a livesaver in an ugly storm.
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By A Customer on Jan. 30 2004
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The Whipped Parent is a powerful resource simply written and easy for any parent to understand. It's a guide to help parents regain their sanity through learning to change their own thought processes, behaviors and responses. It is key for parents to understand the difference between control and influence and how that difference impacts their relationship with their child. The Whipped Parent clearly shares an abundance of tools and ideas on how to endure raising an Out-of-Control Teen. This is indeed a must read survival book! Deni
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Not just for parents of teens! May 10 2007
By Diane Hamilton - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
My teenager daughter has been refusing to go to school, posting revealing self-portraits on the internet, and defying me on just about every issue. Like the parents described in this book, I am frustrated, guilty, and burned out (whipped). Some days, I just don't even want to come home from work.

This book really helped me to see my daughter and myself in a different light. I understand more about her now, and how my behavior has kind of fed her behavior. I also feel equipped to deal with the stuff she throws my way. I'll be on my TOES from now on!

If you're looking for a book that will teach you how to control your child, this isn't it. In fact, this book is more about you than it is about your kid. And after reading it, I realize that I don't WANT to "control" her either. I can see her aggravating traits as potential strengths, too.

As I read this book, however, I was struck by the similarities in some of the stories to my 10-year-old step-son. He's having even more behavioral problems than my daughter (he's more like Top Dog, she's more like Slug). Before reading this book, I thought boot camp might be the answer. However, now I'm recommending that my fiance read this book, too!

If you're considering boot camp -- STOP! Read this book first!!!
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
A Parent Who's Been Whipped Dec 4 2003
By Carolyn Voight - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Kim and Marney have written a book that has been too long in coming for parents with out-of-control children. When my child was a teen (back in the early 90s) there was no help for me, no where to turn, no book to read. I felt like a failure as a parent, thinking it must be my fault that my child was out of control. Kim and Marney's book made me realize that I WAS (and am)a good mother. Anyone with a child who is bordering on oppositional defiance or conduct disorder should definitely read this book. It will be like a livesaver in an ugly storm.
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
A Must Read! Jan. 30 2004
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
The Whipped Parent is a powerful resource simply written and easy for any parent to understand. It's a guide to help parents regain their sanity through learning to change their own thought processes, behaviors and responses. It is key for parents to understand the difference between control and influence and how that difference impacts their relationship with their child. The Whipped Parent clearly shares an abundance of tools and ideas on how to endure raising an Out-of-Control Teen. This is indeed a must read survival book! Deni
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Very well written and informative Oct. 12 2010
By DR. NLKDO - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
The Whipped Parent is a well written book which avoids jargon for the layperson. I bought this book for my friend who is having problems with his out of control teen. He was so grateful to receive it and it gave him hope that there was something that he could do and at least read about people who are going through the same thing that he is. I read the first few chapters myself and was impressed with the real life examples that were given and believe that is probably one of the best self-help books on this subject and highly recommend it to parents who feel helpless against their out of control teen. My own counselor was interested in recommending this book to his patients as well.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Great book... Finally some focus on the parents emotional health Feb. 11 2012
By BK - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
If you are looking for a book that will give you ideas on how to 'fix' your teenager, keep looking. This is not that book, and I'm SO glad for it. There is no fix for an adolescent choosing their way, but there are ways for parents to cope and find middle ground when their children misstep. This book is wonderful at discussing what you can do to change your thought process and emotional response as parents, and in turn how that can improve your relationship with your teen.


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