The Second Handbook on Parent Education

Contemporary Perspectives

By

  • Marvin Fine, University of Kansas, Lawrence, U.S.A.

This book should enhance the reader's understanding of the contemporary scene in parenting education, including effective programming, important issues, and future trends.
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Audience

Students and teachers in departments of education, teacher-training colleges, graduate and professional school psychologists, educational psychologists, counselors in parent education programs, social workers, mental health professionals.

 

Book information

  • Published: November 1988
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-256482-6


Table of Contents

Introduction:M.J. Fine and S.A. Henry, Professional Issues in Parent Education.M.S. Kaplan and H.E. Kaplan, National Family Policy. Renegotiating the Government--Family Contract.N. Stinnett and J. De Frain, The Healthy Family. Is It Possible?Delivery Systems of Parenting Education:M.H. Hopkin, Active Parenting, a Video-Based Program.S. Vartuli and M. Winters, Parents as First Teachers.R. Kroth, School-Based Parent Involvement Programs.R.L. Simpson and C.R. Fiedler, Parent Participation in Individualized Educational Program (IEP) Conferences. A Case for Individualization.M.A. Merrill, Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood Education.N.L. Peterson and C.S. Cooper, Parent Education and Involvement in Early Intervention Programs for Handicapped Children. A Different Perspective on Parent Needs and the Parent--Professional Relationship.Training and Research:F.J. Medway, Measuring the Effectiveness of Parent Education.J. Guidubaldi and H.K. Cleminshaw, Development and Validation of the Cleminshaw--Guidubaldi Parent Satisfaction Scale.B. Gamson, H. Hornstein, and B.L. Borden, Adler--Dreikurs Parent Study Group Leadership Training.Trends and Directions:S. Van Zandt and B. Cannon-Nifoussi, Adult Children and Their Aging Parents.B.A. Nye, Effective Parent Education and Involvement Models and Programs. Contemporary Strategies for School Implementation.P.A. Lee and D.G. Brage, Family Life Education and Research. Toward a More Positive Approach.Each chapter includes references.Index.