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ERIC Number: ED398999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Feb
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton. Center for Parent Education.