Step 2: In one page paper, explain the four types of parenting styles. Explain how parenting styles can impact the social, cognitive, and emotional development in Early Childhood Explain why understanding each of parenting styles can be helpful in a clinical setting. Discuss which parenting style may be identified in a "mandatory reporting" case. Include whether or not you think the most common parenting style has changed over the last decade. Explain your answer. Provide 3-5 reference to support your stance.