I am now retired from California State Polytechnic University, where I was a psychology profession for many years, teaching a variety of courses in child development, biological psychology and experimental methods. My Ph.D. is from Claremont Graduate University. The temperament measures that are discussed in our book and found on my Parenting by Temperament website were all developed at Cal Poly with the help of students and faculty colleagues. There are measures for both adults and children and are free of charge on the website. On a more personal level I am the mother of four children,and grandmother of eight, giving me lots of practical experience in parenting, and child development!
My co-author, Teri Jourgensen is my daughter, and is an organizational Development trainer and facilitator for the city of San Francisco. She has a Master's degree in public administration and is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator trainer. Both the book and the temperament measures were our joint collaborative efforts.
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Parenting by Temperament: Full Revised Edition
by Nancy Harkey
This is a book to keep for a lifetime--from the first new baby to the last grandchild. Parenting by Temperament helps you to tailor your parenting practices to each unique child and to you as unique parents. Read about authoritative parenting, read about, measure and understand parent and child temperament. This book is an experience that will grow with you and deepen family life over the years.
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