ERIC Number: ED478659
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Infant/Toddler Caregiving: A Guide to Routines. Second Edition.
Intended for use in conjunction with videos illustrating key concepts and caregiving techniques, this guide focuses on how the daily routines of caring for infants and toddlers can become opportunities for promoting the child's learning and development and for deepening the relationship between child and caregiver. Special attention is given to such topics as parents' concerns, the need for consistency between home and child care, and cultural diversity in child care programs. This second edition offers expanded information on issues of cultural sensitivity and conforms with current exemplary child care helath and safety practices. The guide is divided into sections on separate caregiving routines, with practical advice on how to conduct them. Sections concern: (1) greetings and departures; (2) feeding; (3) diapering and toileting; (4) dressing and bathing; (5) sleeping and naptime; (6) preparing, ordering, and maintaining the environment; (7) health and safety; (8) recordkeeping; and (9) special issues with children and families. Each section includes lists of points for caregivers to consider and suggested resources. Related materials, including an infant diet/meal lan, medication release form, and desired results developmental profile, are appended.(HTH)
Descriptors: Breastfeeding, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Abuse, Child Care, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Child Health, Child Neglect, Diseases, Educational Environment, Emotional Experience, Guidelines, Infant Care, Infants, Interpersonal Communication, Parent Caregiver Relationship, Preschool Education, Recordkeeping, Safety, Separation Anxiety, Socialization, Teacher Role, Toddlers, Toilet Training
California Department of Education, CDE Press, Sales Office, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271 ($12.50, plus shipping and handling charges). Tel: 800-995-4099 (Toll Free); Tel: 916-445-1260; Fax: 916-323-0823.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Child Development.; WestEd, San Francisco, CA.