ERIC Number: ED321855
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Preparing Practitioners To Work with Infants, Toddlers and Their Families: Issues and Recommendations for Parents.
Fenichel, Emily Schrag; Eggbeer, Linda
Addressed to parents, this publication discusses issues and offers recommendations on the preparation of providers of services to infants and their families. Section I discusses parents as consumers of infant/family services. Section II discusses parents as leaders in policy development, including policies affecting the training of infant/family practitioners. Section III discusses parents as trainers of infant/family practitioners. Providing an agenda for action, section IV suggests priorities for collaborative action among parents, policymakers, educators, and professionals to improve the training of those who work with infants, toddlers, and their families. An appendix lists resources for further information. (RH)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Development, Continuing Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Infants, Inservice Education, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Materials, Parent Role, Policy Formation, Professional Development, Professional Education, Toddlers
National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, 2000 Fourteenth Street, North, Suite 380, Arlington, VA 22201-2500 ($5.00 per copy; set of four documents, $18.00. Add $2.50 shipping and handling for 1-2 copies; add $3.50 for 3-6 copies. 10% discount on orders of 7 or more copies.)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc., Greensboro, NC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, Washington, DC.
Note: A product of the Training Approaches for Skills and Knowledge (TASK) Project. For related documents, see PS 018 911-913.