Setting Up for Infant/toddler Care

Setting Up for Infant/toddler Care

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With increasing numbers of infants in need of child care, the demand for infant care programs has grown. This handbook was designed to meet the need for technical assistance regarding program components and workable practices geared specifically to infant and toddler care. Part 1 of the handbook, qConsiderations in Infant and Toddler Care, q contains the chapters: (1) qWhat Are Parents Concerned About?q (Kleinman); (2) qHelping the Child Adjust to the Settingq (Lauritzen); (3) qEnsuring Health and Safetyq (Chu); (4) qProviding Learning and Growth Experiences for Childrenq (Bromwich); (5) qCaring for Children with Special Needsq (Bromwich and Kleinman); (6) qHelping Children Accept Limits--Disciplineq (Godwin); (7) qHelping Children Learn to Use the Toiletq (Lauritzen and Tullis); and (8) qBuilding Relationships with Parentsq (Bromwich). Part 2 of the handbook, qInfant and Toddler Care in Centersq contains chapters: (9) qSetting Up the Environmentq (Gordon, Khokha, Schrag, and Weeks); (10) qStaffing Programs for Infants and Toddlersq (Gordon); (11) qStaff Satisfaction, Rights, and Statusq (Gordon); and (12) qStaff Meetings, Inservice Training, and Continuing Educationq (Godwin). Part 3 of the handbook, qInfant and Toddler Care in Family Child Care Homes, q contains chapters: (13) qInfants and Toddlers in Family Child Careq (Lauritzen); (14) qDesigning the Family Child Care Environmentq (Tishler); (15) qBusiness Aspects of Setting Up a Child Care Homeq (McHale); and (16) qFamily Child Care Systems and Satellite Homesq (Lauritzen). The handbook includes a section on finding help in the community. Appendices contain charts and sample forms. Contains a 90-item bibliography. (EV)Guidelines for Centers and Family Child Care Homes Annabelle Godwin, Lorraine Schrag ... The study of children in family child care and relative carea€” Key findings and policy recommendations. ... Consists of program manual, discussionanbsp;...

Title:Setting Up for Infant/toddler Care
Author:Annabelle Godwin, Lorraine Schrag
Publisher:National Assn for the Education - 1996


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