Resources

If you are in a crisis, call  the 24-hour crisis hotline at Crisis Support Services of Alameda County:
1-800-309-2131

Rape Crisis Counseling, Bay Area Women Against Rape, 24-hour hotline:
510-845-7273

Domestic Violence, Alameda County Family Justice Center:
510-267-8800

Child Abuse, Child Abuse Hotline:
510-259-1800

Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse,  Adult Protective Services, 24-hour Hotline:
1-866-225-5277, 1-866-CALL-APS

Senior Information Line, Jewish Family & Children’s Services:
510-558-7800 or 925-621-7100

Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, call ACCESS:
1-800-491-9099

NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness East Bay:
510-524-1250

Autism Society, SF Bay Area:
650-637-7772

CHAD, Children and Adults with ADHD:
chaddnorcal.org

For a more complete listing of Alameda County Social Service Agencies, go to:
icwclaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Alameda-County-Family-Violence-Resources.pdf

BOOKS FOR PARENTS:

Cline, Foster M.D., and Fay, Jim, Parenting with Love and Logic, Pinon Press, 1990.

Dawson, Peg, Ed.D. and Guare, Richard, Ph.D., Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential, Guilford Press, 2009.

Elias, Maurice J., Ph.D., Tobias, Steven E., Psy.D., and Friedlander, Brian S., Ph.D., Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: How to Raise a Self-Disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child, Three Rivers Press, 2000.

Epstein, Susan P., L.C.S.W., 60 Techniques, Activities & Worksheets for Challenging Children & Adolescents, Premier Publishing & Media, 2012.

Farber, Adele & Mazlish, Elaine, How to Talk so Kids Will Listen, Scribner, 2012.

Greene, Ross W., Ph.D., The Explosive Child, Harper, 2001.

Nelsen, Jane, Ed.D., Positive Discipline A – Z (a series of books), Three Rivers Press, 2007.

Riera, Michael, Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers, Celestial Arts, 2004.

Sells, Scott P., Parenting Your Out of Control Teenager, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2002.

Siegel, Daniel M. and Hartzell, Mary, M.Ed., Parenting from the Inside Out, Tarcher, 2004.

Wolf, Anthony E., Get Out of My Life!  But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002.

Wyckoff, Jerry L., Ph.D., How to Discipline Your Six to Twelve Year Old. . . Without Losing Your Mind , Doubleday, 1991.