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Child, Family, and Community: Family-Centered Early Care and Education (6th Edition)The sixth edition of Child, Family, and Community: Family-Centered Early Care and Education continues to provide you with essential information in a friendly and assessable manner. It discusses the socialization and education of young children in home, child care, and educational contexts from birth to 8 years old.    The sixth edition is written to and provides concrete strategies for a broader audience to better meet the needs of aspiring professionals of all types including educators, s…

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…

Resilience in Children, Families, and Communities: Linking Context to Practice and PolicyDespite the numerous benefits derived from major technological and medical innovations of the past century, we continue to live in a world rife with significant social problems and challenges. Children continue to be born into lives of poverty; others must confront daily their parent’s mental illness or substance abuse; still others live amid chronic family discord or child abuse. For some of these children, life’s difficulties become overwhelming. Their enduring trauma can lead to a downwar…

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…

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 …

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…

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…

Child, Family, School, Community: Socialization and SupportBerns’ CHILD, FAMILY, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY (CFSC) is intended for child, family, school, and community relations courses offered in both community and 4-year colleges. CFSC examines how the school, family, and community influence children’s socialization. Roberta Berns uses Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Model of Human Development as a framework. Courses for which CFSC is appropriate are often titled: Socialization of the Child; Child and Society, or Child in Society; Child, Family, and Community; …

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 …