The Crisis Manual for Early Childhood Teachers: How to Handle the Really Difficult Problems


This is the book that covers the really tough problems teachers face: divorce, death, abuse, AIDS, violence, illness and more.
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This is the book that covers the really tough problems teachers face: divorce, death, abuse, AIDS, violence, illness and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780876591765
  • Publisher: Gryphon House Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/1/1995
  • Edition description: Updated edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 382
  • Sales rank: 319,940
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Miller, who has over 25 years experience in the early childhood field, is well known as a keynote speaker and consultant. She has worked as a teacher for Head Start, as national education director for Children's World Inc. and as a national training director for Min-Skools Ltd.
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Crisis and the Caregiver 1. The Caregivers Role 2. Avoiding Burnout Part 2: Crisis by Crisis 3. Child Illness and Hospitalization 4. Illness of a Family Member 5. Child or Family Member has HIV/AIDS 6. Death of a Family Member or Friend 7. Separation and Divorce 8. After the Divorce 9. Natural Disasters 10. Child Abuse 11. Child Sexual Abuse 12. Domestic Violence/Witnessing Spouse Abuse 13. Substance Abuse in the Family 14. Community Violence 15. Television Violence 16. Including Children with Special Needs 17. Racism and Prejudice 18. Sexism 19. Including Children from Many Cultures 20. Poverty and Unemployment 21. Homelessness Part 3: Crisis and Curriculum 22. Program Design 23. Curriculum Ideas and Activities 24. Helping Children Learn to Manage Their Behavior

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