Handbook of Infant Toddler and Preschool Mental Health Assessment

Author: Rebecca DelCarmen-Wiggins
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195144383
Format: PDF
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Provides empirically based recommendations for assessment of social-emotional and behavior problem and disorders in children's earliest years. Offers scientifically valid clinical assessments and recommendations are based on the integration of developmental theory and clinical experience.

National Infant Toddler Assessment Handbook

Author: Jane A. Caballero, Ph.D.
Publisher: Green Dragon Books
ISBN: 0893345563
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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NATIONAL INFANT-TODDLER ASSESSMENT HANDBOOK is the user's guide to the National Child Assessment Form-Age 0-3, a developmental checklist of skills and behaviors which normally emerge during the zero to three range. In addition, NATIONAL INFANT-TODDLER ASSESSMENT HANDBOOK integrates critical concepts of child development into one system of observation and assessment. Designed for teachers, students, parents and day care staff, this manual presents a comprehensive description of the effective assessment of the individual child, including a complete model of the implementation of the assessment and specific activities to use both to assess and encourage the child's development. A more valuable guide to infant and toddler assessment would be hard to find!

Prime Times

Author: James T. Greenman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781929610907
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Achieve quality care and education in your infant or toddler program with this practical guide--a sourcebook for establishing, organizing, and maintaining a quality program. This second edition includes topics such as developmental issues; infants and toddlers with special needs; staffing and staff training; creating learning and nurturing environments; establishing routines; discipline; health, nutrition, and safety policies; curriculum; partnering with parents; assessment; and program evaluation. Charts, tables, and illustrations enhance the text, and a CD-ROM offers reproducible forms, policy statements, and training handouts.

The Infant Toddler Handbook

Author: Kathryn Castle, Ed.D.
Publisher: Green Dragon Books
ISBN: 0893345466
Format: PDF, Docs
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Developmentally sequenced by age group, this versatile book can be used as a materials guide in both formal and informal settings. Each activity is introduced by detailing the emerging ability and care giver role, while giving individual “invitations” to care for and instruct these special developmental stages. Tips are included on how to introduce toys, store materials, develop basic care routines, create activity centers, and avoid trouble spots.

Handbook of Infant Mental Health

Author: Charles H. Zeanah, Jr.
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462506461
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this state-of-the-art handbook offers a comprehensive analysis of developmental, clinical, and social aspects of mental health from birth to the preschool years. Leading authorities explore models of development; biological, family, and sociocultural risk and protective factors; and frequently encountered disorders and disabilities. Evidence-based approaches to assessment and treatment are presented, with an emphasis on ways to support strong parent–child relationships. The volume reviews the well-documented benefits of early intervention and prevention and describes applications in mental health, primary care, childcare, and child welfare settings. The chapter on psychopharmacology has been updated for the paperback edition.

Setting Up for Infant toddler Care

Author: Annabelle Godwin
Publisher: National Assn for the Education
ISBN: 9780935989755
Format: PDF, ePub
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With increasing numbers of infants in need of child care, the demand for infant care programs has grown. This handbook was designed to meet the need for technical assistance regarding program components and workable practices geared specifically to infant and toddler care. Part 1 of the handbook, "Considerations in Infant and Toddler Care," contains the chapters: (1) "What Are Parents Concerned About?" (Kleinman); (2) "Helping the Child Adjust to the Setting" (Lauritzen); (3) "Ensuring Health and Safety" (Chu); (4) "Providing Learning and Growth Experiences for Children" (Bromwich); (5) "Caring for Children with Special Needs" (Bromwich and Kleinman); (6) "Helping Children Accept Limits--Discipline" (Godwin); (7) "Helping Children Learn to Use the Toilet" (Lauritzen and Tullis); and (8) "Building Relationships with Parents" (Bromwich). Part 2 of the handbook, "Infant and Toddler Care in Centers" contains chapters: (9) "Setting Up the Environment" (Gordon, Khokha, Schrag, and Weeks); (10) "Staffing Programs for Infants and Toddlers" (Gordon); (11) "Staff Satisfaction, Rights, and Status" (Gordon); and (12) "Staff Meetings, Inservice Training, and Continuing Education" (Godwin). Part 3 of the handbook, "Infant and Toddler Care in Family Child Care Homes," contains chapters: (13) "Infants and Toddlers in Family Child Care" (Lauritzen); (14) "Designing the Family Child Care Environment" (Tishler); (15) "Business Aspects of Setting Up a Child Care Home" (McHale); and (16) "Family Child Care Systems and Satellite Homes" (Lauritzen). The handbook includes a section on finding help in the community. Appendices contain charts and sample forms. Contains a 90-item bibliography. (EV)

The Toddler Owner s Manual

Author: Brett R. Kuhn
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594740268
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Just when you feel like you've mastered your infant's maintenance routine, the little rascal begins to malfunction: refusing fuel, crying in public and roaming the house at 3 a.m.Your infant has upgraded to a toddler! How can you master this changing technology?With hilarious schematic diagrams, trouble-shooting tips, step-by-step instructions and advice for toddler maintenance, The Toddler Owner's Manual has the answers. Written by a child psychologist in simple and straightforward language, the helpful strategies cover everything about dealing with toddlers 12 months old and up, from training the toddler for self waste disposal to how and when to upgrade the crib to a bed.The Toddler Owner's Manual is the ideal follow-up to The Baby Owner's Manual.

Building Blocks

Author: Gail R. Quatmann
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780963112293
Format: PDF, ePub
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BUILDING BLOCKS (c) an INFANT TODDLER HANDBOOK presents a practical guide for the YOUNG MOM. It is easy reading & presents a clear understanding of growth & development during the first three years of an infant's life. Indexed tabs provide a quick reference into the developmental milestones of the infant-toddlers' thinking, communication, emotions, growth, feelings & physical development. Used as a supplementary text in Early Childhood Education courses, BUILDING BLOCKS uniquely outlines the major milestones. It applies developmentally appropriate activities & helpful hints for continued healthy growth & development. As all children progress at different growth rates the understanding of & interaction by PARENTS & CAREGIVERS is essential in maintaining a firm foundation by which all future learning is built. Written in first person, with personalized information pages, current immunization shots & sketches. BUILDING BLOCKS makes an excellent gift for new & expectant parents. "An excellent tool for caregivers of young children."--Virginia Barry, Ph.D., Professor of Education, Plymouth State. "A clear, fresh approach in understanding child development."--Rose Sullivan, R.N., Francis Scott Key Medical Center. For info. contact: Gail R. Quatmann, 8645 Black Oak Rd., Baltimore, MD 21234. Phone: 410-661-7938, FAX: 410-788-8280.

Infant Massage Fourth Edition

Author: Vimala McClure
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0425286673
Format: PDF
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Master the techniques of infant massage and incorporate this joyful and wonderful healing art into your baby’s life with this revised and updated edition. For generations, mothers around the world have known that the soft touch of their hands soothes, calms, and communicates their love to their babies. The latest scientific research confirms that physical affection is vital to the development and wellness of children—easing discomfort, releasing tension, improving sleep, helping premature infants gain weight, even aiding asthmatic children to improve their breathing. Now Vimala McClure, founder of the International Association of Infant Massage, has revised and updated her beloved classic. Inside you’ll find • specific routines tailored to help relieve colic, fever, and chest and nasal congestion • easy-to-follow instructions and photographs demonstrating each step • new information on the benefits of skin-to-skin contact • instructions for premature infants and babies with special needs • lullabies, rhymes, and games to enhance the massage experience • a special chapter dedicated to fathers • compassionate advice for foster and adoptive parents Praise for Infant Massage “Speaking as a pediatrician, the best advice I can give you is to try the techniques described in this book.”–Stephen Berman, M.D., F.A.A.P., former president, American Academy of Pediatrics “What a brilliant way to love and nurture a child! The first connection between parent and child is physical, through the body; by using the techniques Vimala McClure has developed, your parental relationship will be off to a magnificent start.”—Judy Ford, author of Wonderful Ways to Love a Child