ERIC Number: ED227895
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Parenting in the '80s. . . Student Guide. Brookhaven College Child Development Program.
Linn, Hilda; And Others
This guide was developed to accompany a series of 16 seminars on parenting offered by the Brookhaven College Child Development Program to help meet the concerns and needs of working parents in a time of changing lifestyles and family patterns. In addition to providing an overview of each seminar topic, the guide contains informational essays and/or guidelines on: (1) developing effective parenting skills; (2) children and television; (3) pros and cons of various types of child care arrangements; (4) determining the quality of care by looking at the caregiver; (5) positive and negative aspects to look for when visiting a day care center; (6) characteristics of appropriate child care facilities; (7) selecting toys; (8) the values of play; (9) the physical growth and development of young children; (l0) Piaget's stages of cognitive development; (11) Erikson's eight stages of man; (12) Kohlberg's theory of moral development; (13) communication skills for parents; (14) developing responsibility in children; (15) age appropriate behaviors; (16) helping children identify feelings; (17) building a positive self-concept; (18) features of a good self-concept; (19) sources of vitamins and what they are needed for; (20) children's health status; (21) safe toys for children; and (22) "child-proofing" the home and yard. The guide also includes a list of community agencies available for referral, recipes for art materials, and a bibliography. (DAB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Child Rearing, Cognitive Development, Community Colleges, Counseling Techniques, Day Care, Developmental Stages, Employed Parents, Moral Development, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Materials, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parenthood Education, Social Development, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas State Dept. of Community Affairs, Austin. Children and Youth Services Div.
Authoring Institution: Brookhaven Coll., Farmers Branch, TX.