Home Visitor's Guidebook: Promoting Optimal Parent and Child Development / Edition 3

Home Visitor's Guidebook: Promoting Optimal Parent and Child Development / Edition 3

by Carol S. Klass
     
 


Practical suggestions interspersed with research and personal vignettes help every home visitor engage parents in their child's developmentSee more details below

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Practical suggestions interspersed with research and personal vignettes help every home visitor engage parents in their child's development

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557669032
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
944,344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
Foreword
Jeree H. Pawl
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
Credits
Introduction

Approach
Overview of Topics

I. Home Visiting: The Basics

1.The Parent–Home Visitor Relationship Cultural Sensitivity and Recognition
Bilingual Families
Forming the Parent–Home Visitor Relationship
Progression of the Parent–Home Visitor Relationship
Establishing Reciprocal, Positive Feelings Between Parents and Home Visitors: A Personal Relationship
Shared Delight in the Child
Grandparents
Fathers
Working with Pregnant Mothers and Their Families
Home Visitors' Relationship with Teen Parents
Mothers and Childbearing Daughters
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 2. The Home Visitor's Approach Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Essential Knowledge and Skills
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 3. The Home Visitor's Professional Development Education
Supervision
Peer Mentoring: A Program Example
Assessment and Evaluation
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion

II. Promoting Healthy Parent and Child Development

4. Developing a Sense of Self: The Foundation of Social and Emotional Development Neurophysiology
Developing the Body Self: Birth to 6 Months
The Autonomous Self: 7–18 Months
The Social Self: 19 Months to 3 Years
The Narrative Self: 3–5 Years
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 5. Guidance and Discipline Guidance and Discipline
A Developmental Approach
Early Infancy: Birth to 8 Months
Late Infancy: 8–17 Months
Toddlerhood: 18 Months to 3 Years
Later Toddlerhood: 3–5 Years
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 6. Communication and Language Communication and Language
Prespeech: Birth to 10 Months
Emergence of First Words and Jargon: 10–15 Months
Word Combinations: 16 Months to 2 Years
Telling Stories: 2–5 Years
Emerging Literacy
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 7. Play, Learning, and Development Birth to 12 Months
12–30 Months
30 Months to 5 Years
Electronic Play
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 8. Everyday Rituals and Celebrations Patterns of Mutuality
Family Celebrations and Traditions
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 9. Children's Illnesses Caregiving as a Social Experience
Illnesses and Medical Conditions
Developmental Importance of Illness
Serious Illness
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 10. Siblings New Children
Parent Expectations and Comparisons
Valuing Different Children
Sibling Relationships
Discipline
Large Families
Only Children
Balancing the Home Visitor's Interactions
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion 11. The Psychologically Vulnerable Family Marital/Partnership Discord and Divorce
Mental Illness
Substance Abuse
Domestic and Community Violence
The Resilient Child
ConclusionIII. Person and Profession

12. Personal History—Professional Competence

Janice
Cynthia
Childhood Pain to Professional Competence
Conclusion

Resources
Endnotes
References
Index

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