The Home Visitor's Guidebook: Promoting Optimal Parent and Child Development / Edition 2

The Home Visitor's Guidebook: Promoting Optimal Parent and Child Development / Edition 2

by Carol S. Klass
     
 

Written for social workers, nurses, educators, and other early childhood professionals, this guide contains recent research and presents practical strategies concerning communication, interpersonal skills, trust, respect, boundaries, child development, and diversity. Vignettes and anecdotes illustrate the principles discussed. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc.,… See more details below

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Written for social workers, nurses, educators, and other early childhood professionals, this guide contains recent research and presents practical strategies concerning communication, interpersonal skills, trust, respect, boundaries, child development, and diversity. Vignettes and anecdotes illustrate the principles discussed. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557666116
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/31/2003
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.14(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

About the Author
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
IHome Visiting: The Basics1
1The Parent-Home Visitor Relationship3
2The Home Visitor's Approach37
3Working with Diverse Families79
4Professional Development97
IIPromoting Healthy Parent and Child Development125
5Developing a Sense of Self: The Foundation of Social and Emotional Development127
6Guidance and Discipline171
7Communication and Language203
8Play, Learning, and Development231
9Routines, Rituals, and Celebrations257
10Siblings297
11The Psychologically Vulnerable Family315
IIIPerson and Profession339
12Personal History and Professional Competence341
Resources383
Endnotes391
References415
Index429

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