Voices of Compassion Podcast
Voices of Compassion Podcast

Episode 7 | November 12, 2020

Parenting with C.A.L.M.

About The Episode

Parenting a teen is filled with challenges and joys. Right now it probably feels like you are experiencing most of the challenges. Tune in to hear this podcast with Dr. Joan Baran, Clinical Director at CHC on parenting with C.A.L.M. – an adaptable technique you can use today!


Guest Info

Dr. Joan Baran is Clinical Director here at CHC. She has over 20 years experience working with young children in a variety of settings.

Joan Baran

Joan Baran, PhD

Clinical Director at Children's Health Council

Dr. Joan Baran has a broad range of expertise caring for children, teens and young adults. Her specialties include infant and young child assessment, autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities. She also serves as Commissioner on the Santa Clara County Social Services Advisory Commission. She speaks Spanish and is an avid Tar Heel basketball fan!

Show Notes

Host Cindy Lopez interviews Dr. Joan Baran, Clinical Director at CHC, as they unpack Dr. Baran’s well known C.A.L.M. parenting technique. This memorable acronym provides a roadmap for working with your child – at every age – to overcome opposing viewpoints and create a path forward marked with unity and respect.

Visit Joan Baran’s bio.

Read Dr. Baran’s blog post.

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Joan’s Reading Recommendations

Staying Connected to Your Teenager, Revised Edition: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They’re Really Saying by Michael Riera

SOS Help for Parents, 4th Edition by Lynn Clark and John Robb (free on Kindle)