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Home Visitor's Guidebook Promoting Optimal Parent and Child Development

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ISBN-10: 1557669031

ISBN-13: 9781557669032

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Carol S. Klass

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Book details

List price: $52.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 6/25/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

About the Author
Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
Credits
Introduction
Approach
Overview of Topics
Home Visiting: The Basics
The Parent-Home Visitor Relationship
Cultural Sensitivity and Recognition
Bilingual Families
Forming the Parent-Home Visitor Relationship
Progression of the Parent-Home Visitor Relationship
Establishing Reciprocal, Positive Feelings Between Parents and Home Visitors: A Personal Relationship
Shared Delight in the Child
Grandparents
Fathers
Working with Pregnant Mothers and Their Families
Home Visitors' Relationship with Teen Parents
Mothers and Childbearing Daughters
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
The Home Visitor's Approach
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Essential Knowledge and Skills
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
The Home Visitor's Professional Development
Education
Supervision
Peer Mentoring: A Program Example
Assessment and Evaluation
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
Promoting Healthy Parent and Child Development
Developing a Sense of Self: The Foundation of Social and Emotional Development
Neurophysiology
Developing the Body Self: Birth to 6 Months
The Autonomous Self: 7-18 Months
The Social Self: 19 Months to 3 Years
The Narrative Self: 3-5 Years
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
Guidance and Discipline
Guidance and Discipline
A Developmental Approach
Early Infancy: Birth to 8 Months
Late Infancy: 8-17 Months
Toddlerhood: 18 Months to 3 Years
Late Toddlerhood: 3-5 Years
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
Communication and Language
Communication and Language
Prespeech: Birth to 10 Months
Emergence of First Words and Jargon: 10-15 Months
Word Combinations: 16 Months to 2 Years
Telling Stories: 2-5 Years
Emerging Literacy
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
Play, Learning, and Development
Birth to 12 Months
12-30 Months
30 Months to 5 Years
Electronic Play
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
Everyday Rituals and Celebrations
Patterns of Mutuality
Family Celebrations and Traditions
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
Children's Illnesses
Caregiving as a Social Experience
Illnesses and Medical Conditions
Developmental Importance of Illness
Serious Illness
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
Siblings
New Children
Parental Expectations and Comparisons
Valuing Different Children
Sibling Relationships
Discipline
Large Families
Only Children
Balancing the Home Visitor's Interactions
Difficulties and Dilemmas
Conclusion
The Psychologically Vulnerable Family
Marital/Partnership Discord and Divorce
Mental Illness
Substance Abuse
Domestic and Community Violence
The Resilient Child
Conclusion
Person and Profession
Personal History-Professional Competence
Janice
Cynthia
Childhood Pain to Professional Competence
Conclusion
Resources
Endnotes
References
Index