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ERIC Number: ED353492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 545
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0932955-04-5
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)
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
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Silver Spring, MD.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A