Group Parent Education: Promoting Parent Learning and Support / Edition 1

Group Parent Education: Promoting Parent Learning and Support / Edition 1

by Deborah Campbell, Glen F. Palm, Glen F. Palm
     
 

Group Parent Education: Promoting Parent Learning and Support is a unique and important contribution to the growing field of parent education and support programs. The book builds upon the rich traditions of group parent education while incorporating contemporary theory and practice. The authors draw upon their experiences as parent educators and their

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Group Parent Education: Promoting Parent Learning and Support is a unique and important contribution to the growing field of parent education and support programs. The book builds upon the rich traditions of group parent education while incorporating contemporary theory and practice. The authors draw upon their experiences as parent educators and their expertise as teacher educators to combine different conceptual frameworks for understanding group processes with practical strategies for leading parent groups that blend education and support. The book also includes a chapter on parent-child interaction time as a rich component that enhances parent discussion and learning in parent group settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761927679
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/10/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
359,929
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Group Parent Education: Rationale & Assumptions
2. The History & Evolution of Group Parent Education
3. Conceptual Frameworks Part I: Models for Understanding Group Dynamics
4. Conceptual Frameworks Part II: Models of Understanding the Role of Leader
5. Relationship Building: The Heart of Group Parent Education
6. Designing Educational Content for Group Parent Education
7. Facilitation Skills
8. Managing Difficult Moments in Parent Groups
9. Parent-Child Interaction Time: Laboratory for Learning
10. Leading Groups with Complex Issues
11. Professional Growth & Development for Parent Educators
Appendix A: Parent Group Leader Competencies: A Self-Assessment Checklist
Appendix B: Web Sites for Parent Educators

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