Parenting with C.A.L.M.

with Joan Baran, PhD

Parenting with C.A.L.M.

Episode 7, Season 1 | November 12, 2020

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.

Guest Info
Joan Baran headshot

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!


Visit Joan Baran’s bio.

Read Dr. Baran’s blog post.

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)