ERIC Number: ED368468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Young Children: Priority One. A Project Kit for Kiwanis Clubs--Addressing the Needs of Children, Prenatal through Age Five.
Rice, C.; And Others
This Kiwanis Club project kit contains ideas and instructions for implementing programs that meet local needs in the areas of maternal and infant health, child care and development, parenting, and safety and pediatric trauma. The kit begins with an overview that explains how to assess need and how to plan, implement, and evaluate a project. Tip sheets on fund raising, project evaluation, and cooperation with other organizations are included, as well as needs assessment survey forms. A project idea list outlines over 40 possible projects in the 4 need areas for clubs to consider. Service bulletins offering detailed instructions for implementing specific service projects are: (1) "Reading Is Fundamental"; (2) "Head Start"; (3) "Scald Burns"; (4) "Smoking Awareness: A Campaign for Pregnant Women"; (5) "Parenting Fair"; (6) "The Children's Miracle Network Telethon"; (7) "Smoke Detector Safety"; (8) "Pediatric Trauma"; (9) "Home Safety Checklist"; (10) "Awareness and Prevention of Child Abuse"; (11) "Shaken Baby Syndrome"; (12) "Parents Anonymous"; (13) "Parenting Education"; (14) "Immunizations"; (15) "Alcohol Awareness for Pregnant Women"; (16) "Preventing Lead Poisoning"; and (17) "Home Visitation Programs." The bulletins contain background information, planning and implementation advice, and additional resources, and may also include sample forms, letters, and press releases. (TJQ)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kiwanis International, Indianapolis, IN.