Presentation: Restorative Parenting: Engaging Parents and Families of Homeless Youth

Bridge for Youth

by David Mathews, PsyD, LICSW 

This presentation explores the parent-child contract and how to restore it. The psychological basis of this approach is examined, recognizing the role of trauma, supported by restorative justice principles and best practices for parenting programs. Insights into the process of engaging parents and recognizing the various ways in which the parent-child relationship can be strengthened conclude the presentation.


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