ERIC Number: ED210592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Proceedings of the Annual National Conference for Child Care Workers (2nd, Valley Forge, PA, October 9-12, 1980).
Powell, Norman W., Jr., Ed.
The speeches, papers, and workshops descriptions presented at the second annual National Conference for Child Care Workers are presented. Several issues relating to child care supervision, child care work, and child development are considered along with the management of group living environments and various aspects of supervision. Job responsibilities of houseparents and methods of behavior management by live-in houseparent couples are identified. Stress management and helping skills for childcare workers are presented. Child development methods focus on self-realization techniques, creative drama, and values clarification. Race and identity, child misbehavior, and personality needs and development are discussed. Approaches to child development are focused on in the areas of rational emotive therapy, transpersonal communications skills training, conjoint play therapy, and behavior modification. The special needs of emotionally disturbed, deaf, and hospitalized children are also considered. (RC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter Association Child Care Conference, Inc., Newtown, PA.; National Organization of Child Care Worker Associations.