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Infants, Toddlers, and Families: A Framework for Support and Intervention / Edition 1
     

Infants, Toddlers, and Families: A Framework for Support and Intervention / Edition 1

by Martha Farrell Erickson, Karen Kurz-Riemer
 

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ISBN-10: 1572307781

ISBN-13: 9781572307780

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

The first three years of life play a crucial role in setting the stage for later adjustment and success. For children with disabilities, children at risk, and even for healthy infants and toddlers born into well-functioning families, support and early intervention can foster optimal growth and development. This concise and readable guide presents a developmentally

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The first three years of life play a crucial role in setting the stage for later adjustment and success. For children with disabilities, children at risk, and even for healthy infants and toddlers born into well-functioning families, support and early intervention can foster optimal growth and development. This concise and readable guide presents a developmentally sound framework for strengths-based intervention with parents and young children. The volume is filled with practical suggestions for building positive family relationships, cultivating parental knowledge and understanding of child development, and enhancing family support systems. Also featured is an extensive annotated bibliography that describes a wealth of additional resources for professionals and parents. Grounded in research and informed by wisdom from the field, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for professionals and students across a range of health care, social service, and educational disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572307780
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Early Intervention: Where We've Been and Where We're Going
2. A Solid Foundation: Knowledge Bases to Inform Practice
3. Identifying and Building on Parenting Strengths
4. Enhancing Parental Knowledge and Understanding
5. Strengthening Family Support Networks
Appendix: Resource Bibliography

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