ERIC Number: ED379548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Parent Education: Issues for Counselors.
This article addresses the issue of providing education for parenting and reviews programs designed to meet the needs of parent groups. The programs reviewed and issues raised will assist those involved in conducting parent sessions to more effectively address the needs of participants and select helpful materials. Parent education is defined as educating parents in their role as caregivers. Parent courses can be aimed at numerous areas such as: (1) the nutritional and dietary needs of children; (2) care of mother's health prior to conception and during pregnancy; and (3) knowledge of children's changing requirements according to their developmental level. Methods of evaluating programs are offered along with some of the implications for parent training. Contains 33 references. (BF)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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