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The Resource 50 strategies for communicating and working with diverse families, Janet Gonzalez-Mena

50 strategies for communicating and working with diverse families, Janet Gonzalez-Mena

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50 strategies for communicating and working with diverse families
Title
50 strategies for communicating and working with diverse families
Statement of responsibility
Janet Gonzalez-Mena
Title variation
Fifty strategies for communicating and working with diverse families
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
50 Early Childhood Strategies for Working and Communicating with Diverse Families is a practical and easy to use book. It presents key concepts, discusses them in research-based, accessible prose, and provides useful strategies to facilitate communication and collaboration. The book focuses on family-centered care and education for young children and emphasizes partnering with families. Many of the strategies in this book address ideas about how to create a climate of trust by communicating in a collaborative way. The goal is to create inclusive programs that respect and honor differences in families and individuals. Teachers will love the fifty short chapters with information they can apply immediately. At the heart of all these strategies lies the welfare of the child
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gonzalez-Mena, Janet
Dewey number
  • 362.70973
  • 362.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV741
LC item number
.G637 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gonzalez-Mena, Janet
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Early childhood education
  • Family services
  • Multiculturalism
Label
50 strategies for communicating and working with diverse families, Janet Gonzalez-Mena
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: 50 early childhood strategies for working and communicating with diverse families. c2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • SECTION 1: Welcoming Everybody. 1. Appreciating all Kinds of Families -- 2. Working with Immigrant Families -- 3. Including Families of Children with Special Needs -- 4. Creating an Anti-bias Environment -- 5. Respecting all Families including those with Same Sex Parents -- SECTION 2: Partnerships with Families. 6. Building Partnerships -- 7. Removing Barriers to Partnerships -- 8. Minimizing Competition with Parents -- 9. Supporting Attachment -- 10. Considering Authority -- 11. Focusing on Family Strengths -- 12. Helping Parents to be Advocates for their Children -- 13. Encouraging Parents to Become Advocates for all Children -- 14. Creating a Sense of Community -- SECTION 3: Honoring and Working with Diversity. 15. Understanding and Appreciating Cultural Differences -- 16. Establishing Culturally Responsive Education and Care -- 17. Working with conflicts around Education and Care Practices -- 18. Considering Cultural Differences in Guidance and Discipline -- 19. Working with Families around what You Believe are Harmful Practices -- 20. Thinking about Differing Ideas Related to How Children Learn -- 21. Managing Conflicts -- SECTION 4: Family Participation and Education. 22. Considering Family Participation -- 23. Including Parents in the Classroom or Center -- 24. Focusing on Fathers -- 25. Taking a Transformative Approach to Parent Education -- 26. Working with Parents around Holiday Issues -- 27. Exploring Parents Role on Decision-Making Boards and Councils
  • SECTION 5: Communication. 28: Creating Environments for Communication -- 29. Empowering Self and Others -- 30. Communicating through Writing -- 31. Holding Ongoing Conversations with Families -- 32. Looking at Nonverbal Communication across Cultures -- SECTION 6: Meetings and Conferences. 33. Meeting Families for the First Time -- 34. Thinking about Meetings in General -- 35. Holding Conferences -- 36. Considering Cross Cultural Conferences -- 37. Talking with Families when Concerns Arise -- SECTION 7: Working with Parents around Specific Issues -- 38. Helping the Child Enter the School or Program -- 39. Maintaining Home Language -- 40. Easing Children through Transitions -- 41. Bringing Nature into Childrens Lives -- 42. Addressing Obesity with Nutrition -- 43. Dealing with Media Issues -- 44. Maintaining Stability During Divorce -- 45. Coping with a Death in the Family -- 46. Finding Community Resources and making Referrals -- SECTION 8: Challenging Conversations -- 47. Working with Parents who Constantly Complain -- 48. Working with Parents who Appear Hostile -- 49. Talking with Parents about Behavior Changes -- 50. Referring Families for Abuse or Neglect
Control code
316016849
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
viii, 132 pages
Isbn
9780137002313
Lccn
2009027694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316016849
Label
50 strategies for communicating and working with diverse families, Janet Gonzalez-Mena
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: 50 early childhood strategies for working and communicating with diverse families. c2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • SECTION 1: Welcoming Everybody. 1. Appreciating all Kinds of Families -- 2. Working with Immigrant Families -- 3. Including Families of Children with Special Needs -- 4. Creating an Anti-bias Environment -- 5. Respecting all Families including those with Same Sex Parents -- SECTION 2: Partnerships with Families. 6. Building Partnerships -- 7. Removing Barriers to Partnerships -- 8. Minimizing Competition with Parents -- 9. Supporting Attachment -- 10. Considering Authority -- 11. Focusing on Family Strengths -- 12. Helping Parents to be Advocates for their Children -- 13. Encouraging Parents to Become Advocates for all Children -- 14. Creating a Sense of Community -- SECTION 3: Honoring and Working with Diversity. 15. Understanding and Appreciating Cultural Differences -- 16. Establishing Culturally Responsive Education and Care -- 17. Working with conflicts around Education and Care Practices -- 18. Considering Cultural Differences in Guidance and Discipline -- 19. Working with Families around what You Believe are Harmful Practices -- 20. Thinking about Differing Ideas Related to How Children Learn -- 21. Managing Conflicts -- SECTION 4: Family Participation and Education. 22. Considering Family Participation -- 23. Including Parents in the Classroom or Center -- 24. Focusing on Fathers -- 25. Taking a Transformative Approach to Parent Education -- 26. Working with Parents around Holiday Issues -- 27. Exploring Parents Role on Decision-Making Boards and Councils
  • SECTION 5: Communication. 28: Creating Environments for Communication -- 29. Empowering Self and Others -- 30. Communicating through Writing -- 31. Holding Ongoing Conversations with Families -- 32. Looking at Nonverbal Communication across Cultures -- SECTION 6: Meetings and Conferences. 33. Meeting Families for the First Time -- 34. Thinking about Meetings in General -- 35. Holding Conferences -- 36. Considering Cross Cultural Conferences -- 37. Talking with Families when Concerns Arise -- SECTION 7: Working with Parents around Specific Issues -- 38. Helping the Child Enter the School or Program -- 39. Maintaining Home Language -- 40. Easing Children through Transitions -- 41. Bringing Nature into Childrens Lives -- 42. Addressing Obesity with Nutrition -- 43. Dealing with Media Issues -- 44. Maintaining Stability During Divorce -- 45. Coping with a Death in the Family -- 46. Finding Community Resources and making Referrals -- SECTION 8: Challenging Conversations -- 47. Working with Parents who Constantly Complain -- 48. Working with Parents who Appear Hostile -- 49. Talking with Parents about Behavior Changes -- 50. Referring Families for Abuse or Neglect
Control code
316016849
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
viii, 132 pages
Isbn
9780137002313
Lccn
2009027694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316016849

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