ERIC Number: ED225669
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Parent Education Programs and Support Services in Edmonton.
Zubot, Beverly; And Others
Results are reported from a study designed to determine what kinds of additional parent education and support services, if any, are needed in the community of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Following a brief introductory chapter of the study's overview, chapter 2 specifies the study's parameters and reviews the literature pertaining to the various kinds of parent education options and their relative benefits. Chapter 3 outlines the research methods and describes the samples of parent education agencies, professionals, and parents who participated in the survey. A description of parent education services in Edmonton during the period of July 1981 to July 1982 is presented in chapter 4. The next chapter examines the need for additional parenting education as identified by parent education agencies, professionals, and parents, and discusses factors affecting the accessibility and attractiveness of parent education services in Edmonton. Chapter 6 clarifies who has the jurisdiction to ensure the provision of required parent education services and to fund these services. Finally, chapter 7 summarizes the research findings and presents recommendations for future directions. Related materials, including forms of questionnaires used, charts, and data tables are appended. (MP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Planning and Research Branch.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada (Edmonton)