ERIC Number: ED395675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Head Start Home-Based Resource Directory.
Trans-Management Systems, Inc.
A revision of the 1989 publication, this directory was compiled in order to help parents and professionals involved with Head Start home-based programming in meeting the needs of young children and families. The directory lists a broad range of guides and resources on topics related to Head Start home-based programs. Each listing provides the resource title, supplier or author, resource type, description, and appropriate audience or users. Resources include books, guides, films, and videos. The sections of the directory are: (1) Administration (including information on choosing, funding, and coordinating the home-based option; staff training needs, recruitment, and selection; and advocating for services and program planning and solving strategies); (2) Education (including resources related to language development, socialization, behavior management, child development, individualization, screening and assessment, multi-cultural and non-sexist literature, and transitioning children to elementary school); (3) Disabilities (including material on advocacy, support groups, legal rights and responsibilities, behavior problems, testing and evaluation, family adjustments, and sibling issues); (4) Health (including medical, dental, and mental health resources, as well as nutritional services, safety, and first-aid; (5) Parent Involvement (including information on gifted children, support groups, behavior management, and general parenting); and (6) Social Services (including information on identifying difficulties, preventing and remedying problems such as abuse and neglect, making referrals, alternative families, families in crisis, and conflict resolution and cultural differences). Appendices include listings of agencies and organizations, newsletters and journals, toll free numbers, and training and technical assistance resources. An index to Spanish-language materials and organizations is included. (BGC)
Descriptors: Child Health, Disabilities, Family Involvement, Health Promotion, Health Services, Home Programs, Medical Evaluation, Newsletters, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Periodicals, Preschool Education, Program Administration, Resource Materials, Social Agencies, Social Services, Technical Assistance, Training, Wellness
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.
Authoring Institution: Trans-Management Systems, Inc.