Coaching Families and Colleagues in Early Childhood

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2003-12-01
Publisher(s): Paul H Brookes Pub Co
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Summary

In this practical guide, early intervention professionals will find a groundbreaking model for supporting those who support families with young children in natural settings - coaching. Beginning with a thorough introduction to the concept of coaching, the book shows professionals how to help colleagues acquire new knowledge and skills support families and other caregivers as they take an active role in promoting a child's development and participation in home and community activities Using the five steps of coaching - initiation, observation, action, reflection, and evaluation - readers will learn to support colleagues or caregivers so they can successfully handle situations in a wide variety of settings, from homes and communities to preschools and child care programs. Readers will learn about essential qualities such as objectivity and adaptability; cultivate communication skills such as observing, listening, and planning; consider key issues such as ensuring admin

Author Biography

Barbara E. Hanft is a developmental consultant in Silver Spring, MD.

Table of Contents

About the Authors vii
Foreword Carl J. Dunst, Ph.D ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
1 Coaching in Early Childhood: What's it All About? 1(16)
2 Support for Coaching 17(14)
3 The Coaching Process 31(34)
Appendix
59(6)
4 Qualities of an Effective Coach 65(20)
Appendix
83(2)
5 Coaching Families in Home and Community Settings 85(40)
Appendix
114(11)
6 Coaching in Group Settings 125(36)
Appendix
154(7)
7 Coaching Colleagues 161(40)
Appendix
189(12)
Index 201

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