NWCCD, Sheridan College Parent and Family Guide

NWCCD, Gillette College Parent and Family Guide (Coming Soon)

Alcohol Poisoning Signs, Consequences and What to Do

Alcohol and Other Drug Policy

General FERPA Guidelines for Parents

Helping Students Deal with Homesickness

Helping Your Student Ask for Help

Helping Your Student Help Friends in Distress

How Not to Get in a Car With an Impaired Person

Keeping Yourself and Your Student Healthy

Knowing When to Refer Your Student to a Professional

Move Out Prep

Moving Home After Graduation

Safety Don’ts in a community

Smoking Among College Students

So Many Options, So Much Time

Stress Management Made Simple

Talking With Your Student about Effective Confrontation

The Mid Term Check

The Nuances of Networking


Online Resources

College Parents of America was created to become a one-stop shop of information and guidance for parents – from the time they begin preparing for their children to go to college, through the complex admissions process, until their college graduation.


A New Beginning: A Survival Guide for Parents of College Freshmen
Kaye McGary, c 2001

Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years
Helen E. Johnson & Christine Schelhas-Miller, c 2000

Emerging Adulthood:  The Winding Road from Late Teens through the Twenties
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, c 2004

How to Help Your Teenager Find the Right Career
Charles Shield, c 1995

Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years
Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger, c 2003 – 4th Edition

Transitions: Making Sense of Life Changes

William Bridges c 2004

When Kids Go to College: A Parent’s Guide to Changing Relationships
Barbara Newman and Philip Newman, c 2002

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent’s Survival Guide
Carol Barkin, c 1999 Avon

When Your Kids Go To College
Salvi Lucantoni and Michael Hunt, c 2002

You’re on Your Own (But I’m Here If You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years
Marjorie Savage, c 2003 Fireside