ERIC Number: ED264966
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Day Care: Family Day Care. 9.
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
This handbook focuses on the distinguishing characteristics, variations, advantages, and disadvantages of family day care services. Following a brief description of family day care, the following three sections provide specific information for parents, caregivers, and agencies: (1) "What Parents Should Look for in Selecting a Family Day Care Home for Their Children," (2) "Practical Considerations before Offering Family Day Care in Your Home," and (3) "A General Guide for Agencies Operating Family Day Care Programs." In the last two sections, emphasis is placed on the administrative organization and coordination involved in setting up family day care services as well as resources for day care program development and implementation. Appendices provide information on sample family day care programs offered by various public and private agencies, examples of administrative forms, and a list of agencies and organizations concerned with early education. (DST)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Responsibility, Agency Role, Child Caregivers, Childhood Needs, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Educational Resources, Family Day Care, Parent Responsibility, Program Development, Program Implementation, Selection, Social Agencies
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Note: For other handbooks in this series, see ED 059 772-775, ED 063 017, ED 065 205, ED 068 185, and ED 095 684.