This is a handbook about adolescents intended for parents and professionals. Adolescence is the time of growing into adulthood, when a person establishes a balance between his / her childhood and maturity. It is the period, as some name it, of self-development, when the young person revolts against authority, refuses to be controlled by parents and is getting closer to peers.
A handbook that can help readers to understand better the roots of violent behavior in youth, as well as to find out how to rear a nonviolent child. Mainly, it is aimed for parents, people who are about to become parents, and foster parents, who can find a lot of advices about effective parenting. The main message is that parents should learn how to set clear and firm borders in loving and supportive atmosphere while rearing a child. Besides that, this handbook can be also helpful for experts working with children and their families, and as an educative material in prevention programs.