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ERIC Number: ED398999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Conference on Parent Education Proceedings (4th, Denton, Texas, February 9-10, 1996).
Jacobson, Arminta, Ed.; And Others
The goals of the 2-day interdisciplinary conference covered in these proceedings were to: (1) present a spectrum of program models, curriculum, and knowledge related to parent education, parent involvement, and parenting; (2) provide in-depth training in parent education; and (3) promote interaction and exchange of ideas. Included in the proceedings are abstracts from the keynote address "Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment" and a special session "Understanding Parenting: Adlerian v. Systems Theory." The remainder of the document contains abstracts or summaries of 20 interest sessions, 12 research forums, and 11 workshops. Topics covered include: (1) parent educator collaboration; (2) foster children; (3) child rearing practices; (4) couples intervention; (5) promoting academic achievement; (6) guiding children's television viewing; (7) portfolio assessment; (8) inclusion; (9) classroom teacher's role; (10) parent education as play; (11) Latino parents; (12) sibling relationships; (13) child-adolescent conduct disorders; (14) literacy; (15) adolescent mothers and mentor programs; (16) divided families; (17) grandparent and father caregivers; (18) incarcerated mothers; (19) cultural learning preferences; (20) adult children of alcoholics; (21) parenting children with Down Syndrome; (22) Chinese Malaysian child rearing practices; (23) managing anger; (24) laughter as a barometer of children's health; (25) strategies for shelter settings; (26) supporting parents during crises; and (27) parent-child relationships during early adolescence. (KDFB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Children, Disabilities, Family Environment, Fathers, One Parent Family, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Workshops, Parenting Skills
Center for Parent Education, College of Education, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 13857, Denton, TX 76203 ($16).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton. Center for Parent Education.