ERIC Number: ED400942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Program for Infant/Toddler Caregivers. Trainer's Manual, Module IV: Culture, Family, and Providers.
Signer, Sheila M., Ed.; And Others
This trainer's manual covers module IV of the Program for Infant/Toddler Caregivers (PITC), a four-module video training course for providers of family and center day care. The manual is intended to be used by module instructors and includes an overview of the PITC and instructions for using the manual and its accompanying videos. The module contains 14 lessons designed to be covered in one- to three-hour sessions. The first section, "Creating Positive Caregiver-Parent Relationships," contains lessons on: (1) Establishing Partnerships with Parents, (2) Involving Families, (3) Conducting Business with Parents, (4) Listening and Responding to Families' Needs, (5) Helping Parents Deal with Separation, and (6) Handling Difficult Issues. The second section, "Providing Culturally Sensitive Care," contains lessons: (7) Becoming Aware of Cultural Issues, (8) Essential Connections, Part I, (9) Essential Connections, Part II, (10) Supporting Culturally Diverse Families, (11) Culture, Development, and Learning, (12) Routines and Culture, (13) Acknowledge, Ask, Adapt, and (14) Staff Relations. Suggested reading on cultural sensitivity, an outline of the video for this module, and pricing and ordering information for all four PITC modules are also included. (EV)
Descriptors: Caregiver Role, Child Caregivers, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Culturally Relevant Education, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Family Involvement, Infants, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Separation Anxiety, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Guides, Toddlers, Trainers, Videotape Cassettes
Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, California Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271, telephone: 916-445-1260 ($20, plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, Berkeley, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.