College Student Development A Perspective for Parents. Overview. Student Development 101 Common Transition Issues Partnering for Student Success Resources Questions. Where to Find This Presentation…. http://www.nssfo.wwu.edu/familyprograms.shtml. Student Development Theory.
Arthur Chickering & Linda Reisser
Nevitt Sanford, 1968
Adjusting to College Life
Adjusting to College-Level Classes
Setting Limits/Managing Freedom
Strategies for Surviving the “Dump” Call
Realize There’s No Magic Technique That Will Necessarily Calm Down an Overwhelmed Freshman
Keep Your Perspective on Why Your Child is Calling You
Keep in Mind That You’re Probably Only
Seeing Part of the Picture
Recognize When Your Child Needs Additional Support
Our goal is the same: student success
Empower your student to be a strong self-advocate and solve problems on their own
We’re here as a resource for you – if you’re not sure how to help or are really concerned, call or e-mail us
New Student Services/Family Outreach
Phone: (360) 650-3846
Dean of Students Office
Phone: (360) 650-3706
College Parent Central
FERPA at a Glance: Questions from Parents
Parenting a College Student
The Transition Year Project
Jeffrey J. Arnett (2004). Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties. Oxford University Press.
Karen Coburn & Madge Trager (2009). Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding the College Years, 5th Edition. Harper Paperbacks.
Barbara Hofer & Abby Sullivan Moore (2010). The iConnected Parent: Staying Close to Your Kids in College (and Beyond) While Letting Them Grow Up. Free Press.
Helen Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller (2000). Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years. St Martin’s Griffin Publishers.