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ERIC Number: ED124275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 179
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Let's Talk Day Care.
Clifford, Howard
This book, directed towards people who will make decisions concerning day care programs, is an overview of the attitudes and social forces affecting day care and the principles involved in establishing a day care center. Among the chapter titles are: Attitudes Toward Working Mothers; Day Care and Poverty (a description of the cultural differences poverty creates and the ways day care programs have helped disadvantaged children); Day Care Augments Other Community Services (how day care programs can detect and prevent problems and supplement other community services); Who Will Administer and Operate Day Care Programs (a look at commercial and non-profit centers); Day Care as Part of Multi-Service Complex (how day care relates to other social and recreational community services); Population Served by Day Care Centers (admission policies); Standards and Licensing; The Importance of Trained Staff (differences found between certified and uncertified teachers; the role of social workers); Family Care and After School Programs; The Cost of Day Care; and Beyond Prevention to a Developmental Concept. Examples from the author's experience working in Edmonton, Alberta, are included. (SB)
Canadian Mental Health Association, 10711-107 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Paper, no price quoted)
Publication Type: Books
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Identifiers - Location: Canada (Edmonton)