ERIC Number: ED353492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Home-School Collaboration: Enhancing Children's Academic and Social Competence.
Christenson, Sandra L., Ed.; Conoley, Jane Close, Ed.
This book emphasizes the importance of collaboration between the school and the home/parents in enhancing the possibilities for students' success. Twenty-four individual chapters by 45 contributors include: (1) "Family Systems and the School" (William Doherty and Vida Peskay); (2) "Home-School Collaboration: Effects, Issues, and Opportunities" (Sandra Christenson, Theresa Rounds, and Mary Jo Franklin); (3) "Parent Involvement and Success for All Children: What We Know Now" (Susan McAllister Swap); (4) "Partners or Adversaries? Home-School Collaboration across Culture, Race, and Ethnicity" (Larke Nahme Huang and Jewelle Taylor Gibbs); (5) "Home-School Processes in Diverse Ethnic Groups, Social Classes, and Family Structures" (Sanford Dornbusch and Philip Ritter); (6) "Parent Education as a Means for Improving the School Achievement of Low-Income African-American Children" (Craig Frisby); (7) "Characteristics of Parent-Professional Partnerships" (Carl Dunst, Charlie Johanson, Theresa Rounds, Carol Trivette, and Debbie Hamby); (8) "Competence Enhancement Training for Children: An Integrated Child, Parent, and School Approach" (Gerald August, Deborah Anderson, and Michael Bloomquist); (9) "From Blame to Solutions: Solution-Oriented Family-School Consultation" (Cindy Carlson, Julia Hickman, and Connie Burrows Horton); (10) "The Family-School Collaboration Project: Systemic Interventions for School Improvement" (Howard Weiss and Martha Edwards); (11) "School-Based Interventions for Infants and Toddlers in a Family Setting" (Martha Farrell Erickson); (12)"Home-School Partnerships and Preschool Services: From Self-Assessment to Innovation" (Kathleen Paget and Susan Chapman); (13) "An Embedded Curriculum Approach for Teaching Students How to Learn" (Kenneth Kiewra); (14) "Training Parents to Facilitate Homework Completion: A Model for Home-School Collaboration" (Daniel Olympia, William Jenson, Elaine Clark, and Susan Sheridan); (15) "Behavioral Intervention: A Home and School Approach" (Richard Wielkiewicz); (16) "How to Deal with Difficult School Discipline Problems: A Family Systems Approach Adapted for Schools" (Michael Valentine); (17) "Involving Parents in the Special Education Process" (Joan Silverstein, Judith Springer, and Nancy Russo); (18) "Leadership Skills for School Psychologists: Improving Parental Involvement in Multidisciplinary Team Interactions" (E. Scott Huebner); (19) "A Public School for Students with Autism and Severe Handicaps" (Andrew Bondy and Kris Battaglini); (20) "Home-School Collaboration for Children from Substance-Abusing Families" (Margaret Walker); (21) "Nurturing Children of Divorce: A Shared Responsibility" (Jane Close Conoley and Theresa Bahns); (22) "Family-School Partnerships: The Response to Child Sexual Abuse as a Challenging Example" (Deborah Tharinger and Connie Burrows Horton); (23) "Utilization of Community Resources: An Important Variable for the Home-School Interface" (Dianne Apter); and (24) "School and Family Partnerships: Leadership Roles for School Psychologists" (Joyce Epstein). (NB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Secondary School Students, Student Improvement
National Association of School Psychologists, 8455 Colesville Rd., Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910 ($49, Order #6070).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Silver Spring, MD.