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ERIC Number: ED398663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Gaining Perspective on Parenting Groups.
Fenichel, Emily, Ed.
Zero to Three, v16 n6 Jun-Jul 1996
This theme issue offers a collection of articles focusing on support groups for parents of infants and toddlers, including the following: (1) "Gaining Perspective on Parenting Groups" (Nick Carter and Cathie Harvey) which reviews the purposes, history, and essential ingredients of such groups; (2) "The MELD Experience with Parent Groups" (Joyce Hoelting and others) which describes the Minnesota Early Learning Design group-based parenting education program; (3) "Revisiting Parenting Groups: A Psychosocial Approach" (Barbara Frazier and others) which describes implementation of a new parent education model in Florida's Child Abuse Prevention Project; (4) "Family Support While You Wait: Lessons from the Detroit Family Project" (Susan Whitelaw Downs and Donna Walker) which describes a program providing casual parent education services in clinic waiting rooms; (5) "Getting a Shot at Life through Group Action Planning" (Ann P. Turnbull and others) which describes a family support model including characteristics of both individualized team planning and support groups; and (6) "Beyond the Pizza Dinner: Natural Alternatives to Parent Support Groups" (Tracy Price-Johnson and Lucy Miller) which describes an effort to create opportunities for informal relationships among parents of typically developing children and children with disabilities. Also included are a list of 45 Zero to Three articles on parenting groups and descriptions of seven recent books and two videotapes. (Individual articles contain references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Zero to Three/National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, Arlington, VA.