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Child, Family, and Community: Family-Centered Early Care and Education (7th Edition) Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134290046.   With its focus on the socialization of the child, this book helps readers understand how the child develops in a variety of contexts, including the family, community, and early childhood institutions. Child, Family, and Community gives readers the tools they need to work effectively with both children and paren…

Child, Family, and Community: Family-Centered Early Care and Education (5th Edition)Written in an accessible style for all those who work with young children or will, the author asks the reader to think of the child in the context of the family and community.  Reorganized and updated, the book continues to examine developmental theory, but now with a greater emphasis on Bronfenbrenner’s theory of ecological development, discussed in Chapter 1, and more on the importance of contexts of development woven throughout.    The book goes beyond encouraging mere parent involvement …

Young Child in the Family and the Community, The (4th Edition)For courses in Child, Family, and Community and Parents/Home-School Relations in Early Child Education. This exciting revision differs from our other text offerings for this course(Berger, Barbour, Wright/Stegelin) in that it focuses primarily on the young child’s socialization. So, if social competence and socialization are important to you, this text is one for consideration. Recognizing that socialization is one of the most important aspects of child development, this lively and engaging b…

Child, Family, School, Community: Socialization and SupportThe best-selling CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY: SOCIALIZATION AND SUPPORT, now in its Tenth Edition, offers an excellent introduction to socialization that is grounded in a powerful conceptual framework-Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Model of Human Development. Examining how the school, family, and community influence children’s socialization, this book addresses complex issues in a clear, comprehensive fashion. An enjoyable read, it’s packed with meaningful, timely examples and learning…

Child, Family, School, Community: Socialization and SupportThe best-selling CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY: SOCIALIZATION AND SUPPORT, now in its Ninth Edition, offers an excellent introduction to socialization that is grounded in a powerful conceptual framework–Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Model of Human Development. Examining how the school, family, and community influence children’s socialization, this text addresses complex issues in a clear, comprehensive fashion. An enjoyable read, it’s packed with meaningful, timely examples and effecti…

The Child in the Family and the CommunityRecognizing that socialization is one of the most important aspects of child development, this lively and engaging book examines socialization issues of young children during child rearing, in child care facilities, and in the early education system within a developmental context. Child development as it relates to a child’s first eight years, to a healthy family, and to a multicultural community is presented to readers through personal stories, vignettes, pictures, and a wealth of examples. F…

Children Matter: Celebrating Their Place in the Church, Family, and CommunityChildren today are no longer expected to be “seen and not heard,” yet in many churches children are involved only in programs specifically designated for them. Children Matter offers a full discussion of children’s spirituality and shows how the faith community can better nurture its youngest members. Speaking from their experience with children’s ministry in a range of Protestant traditions, the authors draw on the Bible, history, and psychology to lay good foundations for such ministry. Discu…

Best Practice Occupational Therapy for Children and Families in Community SettingsAs the occupational therapy profession concerns itself with how people occupy their time during daily life, it is critical for occupational therapists who serve children to understand how to apply their knowledge and skills within the complex and varied environments of the community.A core text for over 10 years, Best Practice Occupational Therapy for Children and Families in Community Settings, Second Edition by Dr. Winnie Dunn provides a clear insight into how to conceive, design, implement, a…

Faithfull Generation: 10 foundations for lifelong faith formation with children in families, churches and communitiesFaithfull Generation brings together 10 key insights about how we can help ourselves and our churches develop resilient faith in our children.Community: helping the church to thrive as a growing, intergenerational faith community,  whilst supporting the family as a key place of spiritual nurtureEncounter: creating opportunities for children to connect with the big story of the Bible and space where they can encounter the living Jesus for themselves.Dialogue: Encouraging faith to be both talked …