Dr. Marion S. Forgatch

Dr. Marion S. Forgatch
Dr. Marion S. Forgatch

Marion S. Forgatch, Ph.D., is a senior scientist and principal investigator at the Oregon Social Leaning Center, where she has assumed a major role in dissemination research. The focus of this new area of study is on adapting parent- management training strategies to mental health delivery systems. Dr. Forgatch has also designed and tested intervention programs for single mothers and stepparent families.

Books by Author

Raising Cooperative Kids: Proven Practices for a Connected, Happy Family
Proven Practices for a Connected, Happy Family

Not since Dr. Benjamin Spock’s The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care published in 1946 has there been such a comprehensive book on parenting. Raising Cooperative Kids focuses on children from toddlerhood to early teens, picking up where Spock’s book leaves off.

Parents and Adolescents Living Together: Part 1: The Basics
Part 1: The Basics

Part 1: The Basics provides parents with the skills they need to survive the teenage years. Shows how to apply common-sense techniques to pr

Parents and Adolescents Living Together: Part 2: Family Problem Solving
Part 2: Family Problem Solving

Part 2: Family Problem Solving provides detailed guidelines for talking about issues and resolving problems with a minimum of conflict. Offe

Part 1 covers issues such as teaching compliance, using requests that work, monitoring and tracking, and discipline.

Parts 1 and 2