Helicopter parents



This ebooklet provides information on why parents might be overprotective. Recommended strategies and step-by-step guidelines are provided to assist in working with these parents successfully in schools.

  • Set clear expectations
  • Develop effective communication channels
  • Get to know your parents
  • Keep the lines of communication open
  • Meetings with overprotective parents including
    • planning
    • clarifying the issue
    • helping to give perspective
    • educating the parent
    • concluding the meeting