ERIC Number: ED259831
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Emotional Development: Fostering the Child's Identity. Instructor's Manual.
McFadden, Emily Jean
"Emotional Development: Fostering the Child's Identity" is a manual for use in training families providing service to foster children. Consisting of information to be covered in eight class sessions and numerous appendices providing supplementary material, this instructor's manual contains instructor's materials and participants' course content. Instruction focuses on stages of development; developmental dimensions and developmental lag; emotional development; understanding children's behavior; handling behavior to build self esteem; the child's family and ethnic heritage; the fantasy family and heroes; and the foster family's role in assisting development. Lists of suggested readings for foster parents and instructors are provided. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Center for the Study of Metropolitan Problems.
Authoring Institution: Eastern Michigan Univ., Ypsilanti. Inst. for the Study of Children and Families.
Note: For related documents, see PS 015 091-092.