199 episodes

The Parental Compass was launched by Family Education & Support Services to provide all parents with access to the evidence-based parenting information, ideas and on-the-ground resources. It is our goal to help parents build the skills, tools and confidence they need to be the best parents they can be.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

The Parental Compass was launched by Family Education & Support Services to provide all parents with access to the evidence-based parenting information, ideas and on-the-ground resources. It is our goal to help parents build the skills, tools and confidence they need to be the best parents they can be.

    • video
    VIDEO- Should I Become a Foster Parent? (Guest: Amanda Phinney) Episode 135

    VIDEO- Should I Become a Foster Parent? (Guest: Amanda Phinney) Episode 135

    Amanda Phinny has worked with youth in foster care professionally for the last 20 years. For the past six years, she has been a foster parent herself, fostering over 20 children. Amanda share her perspective on what to consider before fostering, remaining compassionate towards bio-parents, and the joys of providing a young person a home. 

    • 21 min
    Should I Become a Foster Parent? (Guest: Amanda Phinney) Episode 135

    Should I Become a Foster Parent? (Guest: Amanda Phinney) Episode 135

    Amanda Phinny has worked with youth in foster care professionally for the last 20 years. For the past six years, she has been a foster parent herself, fostering over 20 children. Amanda share her perspective on what to consider before fostering, remaining compassionate towards bio-parents, and the joys of providing a young person a home. 
     
    To learn more about Amanda's work search "Community Youth Services" on social media.

    • 21 min
    • video
    (VIDEO) Parenting Styles & Why They Matter (Guest: David Lewis) Episode 134

    (VIDEO) Parenting Styles & Why They Matter (Guest: David Lewis) Episode 134

    David Lewis (Psychologist & Former Behavioral Health Director for Seattle Public Schools) joins The Compass is discuss parenting styles. David speaks on balancing your approach to leave your child with a strong sense of self-worth.

    • 19 min
    Parenting Styles & Why They Matter (Guest: David Lewis) Episode 134

    Parenting Styles & Why They Matter (Guest: David Lewis) Episode 134

    David Lewis (Psychologist & Former Behavioral Health Director for Seattle Public Schools) joins The Compass is discuss parenting styles. David speaks on balancing your approach to leave your child with a strong sense of self-worth.

    • 19 min
    • video
    Talking with Your Child about Drug Abuse (Guest: Richard Capriola) Episode 133 (VIDEO)

    Talking with Your Child about Drug Abuse (Guest: Richard Capriola) Episode 133 (VIDEO)

    Richard Capriola (Addiction Counselor and Author of "The Addicted Child") explains how to speak with your children about drug abuse in a way that THEY WILL LISTEN! Richard also discusses mental health, warning signs, and the incredible danger of fentanyl. 
    To Learn more about Richard's work and purchase his book visit, www.helptheaddictedchild.com 

    • 19 min
    Talking with Your Child about Drug Abuse (Guest: Richard Capriola) Episode 133

    Talking with Your Child about Drug Abuse (Guest: Richard Capriola) Episode 133

    Richard Capriola (Addiction Counselor and Author of "The Addicted Child") explains how to speak with your children about drug abuse in a way that THEY WILL LISTEN! Richard also discusses mental health, warning signs, and the incredible danger of fentanyl. 
    To Learn more about Richard's work and purchase his book visit, www.helptheaddictedchild.com 

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Hoosier Daddy 77 ,

Parenting is a journey

Parenting is a journey and one of the best tools we can use in parenting are seeing things from different perspectives, which is something that The Parental Compass provides every week in thoughtful bite sized portions!

JLL_underscore ,

Science-based; real answers

This podcast is based in research and has super helpful information and features guests who offer advice that goes beyond 'just getting kids to behave.' Highly recommend.

CGN0246 ,

Useful, relevant, fun to listen to!

Bobby Williams is a kind, thoughtful, and engaging host. The conversations on this podcast are relevant and helpful, and I highly recommend this podcast to all parents and caregivers!

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