ERIC Number: ED314191
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
When You Care for Children: Guide to Caring for Children in Small Groups.
Texas State Dept. of Human Services, Austin. Div. of Community Resources.
This guide was written for those who provide care for a child or for children in small groups, whether in a family day home, registered day home, group day home, in-home care arrangement, or babysitting. Sections offer advice on: (1) ways to respond to the needs, characteristics, and potentials of young children; (2) safety; (3) health; (4) nutrition; (5) business organization; (6) ways to help children grow and learn; and (7) things to think about before deciding to become a child caregiver. Extensive appendices provide resources on safety, tips for handling common situations with children, suggestions and directions for activities and equipment, and numerous records and forms. Sources of additional information are briefly discussed. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Dept. of Human Services, Austin. Div. of Community Resources.