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Child, Family, and Community Family-Centered Early Care and Education

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ISBN-10: 0132657147

ISBN-13: 9780132657143

Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Janet Gonzalez-Mena

List price: $64.99
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The sixth edition ofChild, Family, and Community: Family-Centered Early Care and Educationcontinues to provide you with essential information in a friendly and assessable manner. It discusses the socialization and education of young children in home, child care, and educational contexts from birth to 8 years old.  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 newAdvocacy in Actionfeatures present personal stories of well known professionals who have made a difference in the lives of others.  This…    
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Book details

List price: $64.99
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Janet Gonzalez-Mena started her early childhood career in a cooperative preschool as a parent volunteer back in 1966. She then became a Head Start volunteer and ended up as a teacher in a preschool for Spanish-speaking children and their families in 1970’s. She has also helped open several pilot programs including a therapeutic child care program and a home-based bilingual preschool program. When Magda Gerber came into her life in the mid-1970’s, Janet signed up for an internship with her at the Children’s Health Council in Menlo Park, California. As a result of that experience, later, when she became a child care director, she was able to incorporate much of what she…    

The Child in Context of Family and Community
Societal Influences on Children and Families
Attachment, Trust, and Parenting
Supporting Families with Autonomy-Seeking Youngsters
Sharing Views of Initiative with Families
Working with Families of School-Age
Understanding Families' Goals, Values, and Culture
Working with Families on Guidance Issues
Working with Families on Addressing Feelings and Problem Solving
Working with Families to Support Self-Esteem
Working with Families Around Gender Issues
Stress and Success in Family Life
Early Care and Education Programs as Community Resources
Other Community Resources
Social Policy Issues