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ERIC Number: ED467556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-943657-49-0
The Power of Questions: Building Quality Relationships with Families.
Parlakian, Rebecca
This booklet focuses on direct service work with parents and children, and explores how leaders and staff can use the reflective approaches of the Look, Listen, and Learn model to establish high-quality relationships with families. The booklet addresses the complex decisions that service staff face daily by presenting strategies for use in setting boundaries and in managing their own reactions to families. The booklet's sections are: (1) "Look, Listen and Learn Model"; (2) "Guidelines for Good Relationships with Families"; (3) "Setting Appropriate Boundaries with Families"; (4) "Explaining Boundaries to Families"; (5) "Ethical Guidelines for Work with Families"; and (6) "Managing Our Reactions to Individuals and Families." (Contains 13 references.) (EV)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA.; William Randolph Hearst Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.; W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, Washington, DC. Center for Program Excellence.