ERIC Number: ED413981
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Practical Parenting 1-5 Years: Child and Youth Health: South Australia. Leader's Guide and Parent Book.
Australian Council for Educational Research, Victoria.
This parent education kit, which contains both a parent book and guide for parent-group leaders, is based on the philosophy that children's needs and abilities change as they develop and that parenting needs to respond to these changes. The kit is also based on the understanding that children develop as part of a family and that relationships are fundamental to their development. Rather than suggesting immediate solutions, the kit provides assistance in problem-solving and relationship-building; thus a wide range of options and strategies is offered. The parent book contains 10 chapters: (1) Styles of Parenting; (2) Child Development; (3) Communication; (4) Discipline; (5) Self-Esteem; (6) Toddler Problems; (7) Sexual Development; (8) Managing Changes; (9) Health and Safety; and (10) Play. The leader's guide, in addition to session information for each of the 10 parent book chapters, contains information on working with groups, planning the course, and planning a session. Appendices include a reference list, sample planning form, sample advertising poster, letter to parents, parent education registration, child care registration, course enrollment form, group attendance form, parent expectations sheet, session and course evaluation forms for participants, and a sample "Parenting Certificate." (EV)
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Development, Child Health, Discipline, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Communication, Leaders Guides, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Parenting Skills, Parenting Styles, Play, Preschool Education, Safety, Self Esteem, Sexuality, Toddlers, Young Children
Australian Council for Educational Research Ltd., 19 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria, 3124, Australia (Leader's Guide, $75.00 Australian Dollars; Parent's Book, $19.95 Australian Dollars, plus 10% shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Australian Council for Educational Research, Victoria.