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How to be a good enough parent with Tim Cavell

Updated: May 29

Release date: January 29, 2024

Tim Cavell approached me at the World Anti-Bullying Forum and claimed that his book on parenting and my book on parenting have some things in common. He was being generous. Tim is the co-author of Good Enough Parenting: A Six-Point Plan for a Stronger Relationship with Your Child published by the American Psychological Association. It is a great book, and I am very happy that he agreed to share some of the insights from it here. More information about Tim and his work is below.

Biography of Tim Cavell

Tim Cavell is a clinical child/family psychologist and prevention researcher. His work has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the Department of Defense. Funded projects involve school-based prevention for aggressive children at risk for later substance use and school support for children from military families. Other projects focus on school-based mentoring for chronically bullied children, natural mentoring supports for adolescents exposed to dating violence, and parents’ capacity to promote safe, informal mentoring relationships for their children. With colleague, Dr. Ana Bridges, he has examined use of IBHC in primary care settings.


Tim Cavell

Good Enough Parenting: A Six-Point Plan for a Stronger Relationship with Your Child 




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