Messages from Home: The Parent-Child Home Program for Overcoming Educational Disadvantage / Edition 2

Messages from Home: The Parent-Child Home Program for Overcoming Educational Disadvantage / Edition 2

by Phyllis Levenstein, Susan Levenstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1592136761

ISBN-13: 9781592136766

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: Temple University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592136766
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 Two mothers, two children : program participants 5

2 Poverty in the twenty-first century : parental love fights back 23

3 "Show, not tell" : the parent-child home program method 39

4 Underpinnings : the theory behind the parent-child home program 71

5 How effective is the parent-child home program? 86

6 Methodological issues in intervention research : lessons from the parent-child home program experience 110

7 From laboratory to real world : successful replication of a successful intervention 124

8 Preventing a dream from becoming a nightmare : the ethics of home visiting programs 153

9 Ludic literacy : prelude to instrumental literacy 160

10 Messages from home : meditations and conclusions 168

11 The parent-child home program in writing : publications by and about the program, 1968-2007 182

App Outcome measures created by the parent-child home program 229

References 233

Index 249

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