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ERIC Number: ED399355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 87
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Child Safety: A Healthy Start. Teacher's Guide. Health Promotion for Adult Literacy Students: An Empowering Approach.
Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
This guide is intended to help adult literacy teachers in New York present a learning module in which an empowering approach is used to provide adult students with information about child-rearing and prevention techniques to keep their children safe. The first half of the guide consists of reading materials concerning the following: home and road safety; fires/burns; water safety; poisons; recreation/sports; first aid; general health (fever, common childhood diseases, vaccinations, healthy teeth, head lice, smoking); dangers in society (substance abuse, sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, child abuse and neglect); and stages of development. The remaining half of the book contains six sample lesson plans and six handouts dealing with the following topics: planning escapes in cases of fire/other emergencies; making lists of emergency phone numbers; childproofing a home; evaluating the safety of day care arrangements; making a memory book; and feeling safe. Each sample lesson plan contains some/all of the following: goal, outcome objective, list of required instructional materials; and one or more learning activities. Concluding the guide are lists of 15 New York organizations/agencies and 9 print resources concerned with child safety and a 52-item bibliography. Appended is a list of New York regional poison control centers. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Workplace Preparation and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York