Parental Vigilant Care : A Guide for Clinicians and Caretakers Paperback / softback
This volume presents the concept of vigilant care as a protective and non-intrusive parental attitude to risky behaviors of children and adolescents.
The effective component in vigilant care is not control, but parental presence.
Vigilant care is a flexible attitude in which parents shift between levels of open attention, focused attention, and protective action, according to the alarm signals they detect.
The author presents a detailed theoretical, empirical, and clinical rationale for the model that deals with potentially problematic parental attitudes or parent-child processes such as overparenting, psychological control, disregard of legitimate personal domains or of the child's need for self-determination, parent-child mutual distancing, and escalation.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 144 pages, 1 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 13/06/2017
- Category: Social work
- ISBN: 9781138651050