Parenting Tips

This section presents information that we believe will help parents in the rewarding but often difficult job of raising children.

Topic Sub Topics Description of Sub Topics
Parenting
Parenting 101 – A Compilation of Parenting Tips Summary of Practical Parenting Tips. Can be read in about 30 minutes
Back to School Parenting Tips South Hills Partnership With Parents – 10 Back to School Parenting Tips
Keeping Middle School Children Safe 6 Parenting Tips with a Focus on Middle School Students from the Juvenile Court System
Parenting Tips For Summer Safety South Hills Partnership With Parents – 16 Parenting Tips for the Summer
Parenting Tips – Teen Parties Summary of Parenting Tips for both hosting and attending teen parties.
Parenting Web Sites and Books Listings of parenting web sites and books
Drugs and Alcohol
Act 53 This article discusses a Pennsylvania law to help parents with teenage alcohol and drug abusers who are not willing to seek or accept help for their substance abuse problem.
Adolescents and Substance Abuse – Local Trends in 2011 Presentation For Viewing The presentation given by Alison Bryant and
Sally Child
of Gateway Rehabilitation at Bower Hill Community Church’s Adult Educaton class on April 17, 2011, dealing with local trends in 2011 for adolescents and sustance abuse.
Adolescents and Substance Abuse – Local Trends in 2011 Presentation For Printing The presentation given by Alison Bryant and
Sally Child
of Gateway Rehabilitation at Bower Hill Community Church’s Adult Educaton class on April 17, 2011, dealing with local trends in 2011 for adolescents and sustance abuse.
Avoiding Unwanted Teenage Parties in Your Home This article discusses a new resource for preventing unwanted parties.
POTADA (Parents of Teenage Alcoholics and Drug Abusers This article discusses an organization whose focus is to help parents of teens who are experiencing problems around their use of alcohol and other drugs.
Teenage Drinking–You Can’t Afford It A local attorney discusses the legal ramifications to parents whose under 21 child is caught drinking.
Drug and Alcohol Web Sites and Books Web sites dealing with prevention, treatment and support groups.
Internet
South Park School District Internet Safety Resource Page South Park School District Internet Safety Resource Page
Summary of Internet Safety Tips Compiled by the USC Youth Steering Committee
Internet Safety Web Sites and Books
Health
Children’s Health Web Sites and Books List of books and web sites dealing with children’s health
Safety
Safety Web Sites and Books List of books and web sites dealing with safety
Violence
Violence Prevention Web Sites and Books List of books and web sites dealing with violence prevention