The Importance of Parent-Teacher Associations in Schools Bakersfield CA

In the wake of globalization in Bakersfield, homes with working parents are a common sight. Parents tend to spend 10-12 hours outside home and hardly get to spend quality time with their children. This is the situation at home. It gets worse when it comes to school.

Kathleen M Y Ritter
(661) 327-7010
Bakersfield, CA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Burke Daniel
(661) 487-0940
1326 H St Ste 3
Bakersfield, CA

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Ms. Diana Linn
(650) 299-8870
611 Veterans Boulevard Suite #109
Redwood City, CA
Credentials
Credentials: MFT
Licensed in California
15 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues, Postpar
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Ms. Helene Ginsberg
HELENE GINSBERG LCSW
(530) 341-1523
341 Broadway #400B
Chico, CA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in California
11 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Behavioral Problems, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Parenting Issues, Trauma/PTSD, Attachment Disorders
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Twins, Disabled, Step Families, Gifted
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Ms. Brooke Pomerantz
(415) 832-0767
256 Sutter Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in California
8 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Self Abuse, Stress, Dual Diagnosis, Life Transitions
Populations Served
Children of Divorce
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Dr. Jeffrey W Cheney
(661) 731-3925
Cheney & Associates1326 H Street
Bakersfield, CA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Divorce, Depression, Impulse Control Disorders
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School: Iowa State University
Year of Graduation: 1996
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Male
Age: Adults,Children
Average Cost
$100 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Ms. Nicole Gyurik
Nicole Gyurik, LCSW
(949) 689-5904
1151 Dove Street Suite 105
Newport Beach, CA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in California
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Stress, Education/Personal Development, L
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Ms. Margaret (Peggy) Cryden
Margaret E. Cryden, M.A., MFT
(818) 906-1018
16550 Ventura Blvd., Suite 405
Encino, CA
Credentials
Credentials: M.A., MFT
Licensed in California
11 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Learning Disabilities, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Sexual
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Step Families, Gifted, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Grandparents, Obese or Overweight
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Mr. Dennis Portnoy
(415) 922-3567
1537 Franklin St.#108
San Francisco, CA
Credentials
Credentials: MFT
Licensed in California
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Sexual Orientation, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Caregivers
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Ms. Paula Van Doren
(310) 245-6814
205 Avenue I, #11
Redondo Beach, CA
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, BCD
Licensed in California
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Physical Illness/Impairment, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress,
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Caregivers, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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The Importance of Parent-Teacher Associations in Schools

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Author: Jack Meijer

In the wake of globalization, homes with working parents are a common sight. Parents tend to spend 10-12 hours outside home and hardly get to spend quality time with their children. This is the situation at home. It gets worse when it comes to school.

Most working parents are oblivious to activities at school. Their involvement with the academics and co curricular activities of their children is very limited. Academicians believe that parents’ involvement with the child is crucial to the child’s overall development. In order to ensure parents’ involvement in their wards’ academics, many schools have Parent Teacher Associations and Student Councils.

Parent teacher associations are formed involving students, teachers and parents. Many activities are conducted through the association with a motive of engaging the parents in a child’s school activities. It is also a chance for the parents to meet the teachers and talk to them about their concerns and make queries regarding the school and their child. Often, suggestions made by parents are considered by the school authorities. On the other hand, parents also get a lot of tips on how to help their children excel at school and otherwise.

Students benefit most out of parent teacher associations since the association becomes a promise of extended support both at home and at school. In many schools, developmental activities like seminars, lectures, competitions are organized as a part of the association activity.

Parent teacher association can become building blocks of a child’s overall development. It promotes organized monitoring of the child’s activities at school and at home, which may otherwise get neglected. With the percentage of working parents steadily increasing, it is important for all schools to have parent teacher associations.

About the Author:

I work as a consultant counselor in several international schools in bangalore and have been assisting elementary student councils and middle student councils and other school council associations to excel in their duties.

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