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Keep your kids tobacco-free : a guide for parents of children ages 3 through 19
Schwebel, Robert.
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Publication Information:
New York : Newmarket Press, [2001]

Physical Description:
x, 180 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Previously titled, "How to Help Your Kids Choose to Be Tobacco-Free"--T.p.

"Smart strategies for parents of children ages 3 throught 19"--Cover.
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HV5745 .S38 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Keep Your Kids Tobacco-Free

Featured in McCall's, Newsweek, USA Weekend, Girl's Life, and on The Today Show

Filled with practical strategies and suggestions that work, this book will help parents of kids from pre-school through teenage prevent or end their child's tobacco acquaintance or addiction. A noted family therapist and substance-abuse expert, Dr. Schwebel can help you understand how to:

Recognize the five stages of tobacco use Intervene to stop the process at each stage Help kids deal with peer influence and to lower "their drug-neediness quotient" Respond to and debunk tobacco advertising Handle the issue if you are a smoker yourself And much more.

Author Notes

Robert Schwebel, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in family issues, the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, and couples therapy

Table of Contents

George D. Comerci, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Forewordp. ix
Chapter 1 The Challenge: Raising Tobacco-Free Childrenp. 1
Chapter 2 An Early Start: Talking about Tobacco with Young Childrenp. 18
Chapter 3 Teaching Children to Manage Emotions without Tobaccop. 44
Chapter 4 Teaching Children to Be Social without Tobaccop. 71
Chapter 5 Talking with Teens about Tobaccop. 91
Chapter 6 Roadblocks to Understandingp. 109
Chapter 7 Decisions and Agreements about Tobaccop. 125
Chapter 8 Helping Your Child Quitp. 141
Chapter 9 A Final Word to Parentsp. 158
Resourcesp. 160
Acknowledgmentsp. 163
Notesp. 165
Indexp. 171
About the Authorp. 178