Presenting the how-tos of nurturing and protecting children in a community context
The sixth edition of Child, Family, and Community: Family-Centered Early Care and Education continues to inform readers on effective home-school communication, strategies for family and community involvement, and socialization and education of young children in home, child care, and educational contexts. As before, the book examines developmental theory (particularly ecological systems theory) and adds diverse perspectives from a base of solid academics, constructivist theory, and the author's own experience. In addition, the sixth edition is written to and provides concrete strategies for a broader audience to better meet the needs of aspiring professionals of all types including educators, social workers, and parents. The theme of the revision is advocacy and new Advocacy in Action features present personal stories of well known professionals who have made a difference in the lives of others. This new edition will truly inspire readers to become advocates themselves to improve the lives of children and families, education, and society.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Child in Context of Family and Community
Chapter 2: Societal Influences on Children and Families
Chapter 3: Attachment, Trust, and Parenting
Chapter 4: Supporting Families with Autonomy-Seeking Youngsters
Chapter 5: Sharing Views of Initiative with Families
Chapter 6: Working with Families of School-Age
Chapter 7: Understanding Families’ Goals, Values, and Culture
Chapter 8: Working with Families on Guidance Issues
Chapter 9: Working with Families on Addressing Feelings and Problem Solving
Chapter 10: Working with Families to Support Self-Esteem
Chapter 11: Working with Families Around Gender Issues
Chapter 12: Stress and Success in Family Life
Chapter 13: Early Care and Education Programs as Community Resources
Chapter 14: Other Community Resources
Chapter 15: Social Policy Issues
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$36.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-290253-3