ERIC Number: ED160213
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: N/A
Social and Psychological Development of Children 6 to 12: Foster Parent Curriculum.
This instructor's guide for a foster parent curriculum consists of specific curriculum material for the study of the social and psychological development of children aged 6 to 12. The guide is divided into 5 parts: (1) a developmental guide of normal child behavior and appropriate adult responses; (2) an outline for instruction which lists desired foster parent competencies, suggested readings for the instructor and teaching strategies; (3) the text: Section A discusses the child's transition to school, school and developmental tasks, self-concept, social accommodation, social-sex roles, moral development, independence, normal emotional development, handling strong emotions, relationships with family members, and making and keeping friends while Section B explores the guidance of the school-age child; (4) a set of discussion questions and instructor's answer guide; and (5) a bibliography of films for instructional use. An unpressured approach to instruction is suggested. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Child Rearing, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Guides, Elementary School Students, Emotional Adjustment, Foster Children, Foster Family, Guidance, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Responsibility, Problem Children, Social Development, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. Agricultural Experiment Station.
Authoring Institution: N/A