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Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum by
Call Number: LB1139.25 K67 2011
Publication Date: 2010-02-03
How We Learn by
Call Number: BF318 .C366 2014 2014
Publication Date: 2014-09-09
Fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today--and how we can apply it to our own lives.
The Primordial Violence by
Call Number: BF575.A3 S77 2014
Publication Date: 2015-02-26
Selected E-Books: Early Childhood Education
Special Purchase: E-Book - A Framework For Understanding Poverty
Framework for Understanding Poverty: a Cognitive Approach by When viewed through an economic lens, poverty can be defined as an absence of resources. Since 1995, Framework's basic premise is that the middle-class understandings of those who work with children and adults in poverty are often ill-suited for connecting with and helping people build up resources and rise out of poverty. Now, 18 years and 1.5 million copies later, Framework has evolved into a comprehensive and coordinated network of publications, training, programs, and support (see front pages for a listing of related publications and resources) that encompass the key intersections of people in poverty with those who serve them, including: - Educators—from preschool to postsecondary - Social workers, healthcare workers, law enforcement, and judicial systems - Employers and business leaders - Communities of all sizes, including municipal and faith communities - Individuals, parents, and intergenerational families This revised, updated, and expanded edition of Framework: A Cognitive Approach features an enhanced chapter on instruction and achievement; greater emphasis on the thinking, communication, and learning patterns involved in breaking out of poverty; plentiful citations, case studies, and data; more detailed findings about interventions, resources, and causes of poverty; and a review of the outlook for people in poverty—and those who work with them.
Publication Date: 2013-07-01
Special Purchase: Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Abuse and Neglect by Child abuse and neglect (CAN) continues to be a serious public health problem in the United States, affecting approximately 19% of victims and costing approximately $124 billion to society. When a child is removed from their parent's custody due to parental abuse or neglect, the child is sometimes placed in temporary custody through dependency court. Difficult and emotionally laden legal decisions occur within dependency court, including determining whether (and where) a child should be temporarily placed or whether a child should be returned to the parent's custody. Over 6 million children experienced some type of child maltreatment in 2013, with 144,000 receiving foster care services (Child Maltreatment, 2013). Legal decision-makers, including judges, case workers, and social workers have the important task of determining what placement is in the best interest of the child. What factors shape decisions in child custodial cases? Chapter One of this book reviews empirical evidence suggesting that the race of the child and parent plays a role in shaping child custodial decisions. Chapter Two presents a feminist, social constructionist theoretical conceptualization, entitled relational trust theory, that describes the effects of gendered power dynamics on the perception of the other partner as trustworthy in adult-survivor couple interactions; and expounds on the findings of a longitudinal grounded theory study that identified clinical processes of Socio-Emotional Relationship Therapy (SERT) that helped adult-survivor couples transform their gendered power disparities and engage in relationally safe ways that supported a trusting emotional culture. Chapter Three provides a description of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), a rationale for its use with parents and children who have experienced CAN, and an overview of PCIT's evidence base for both intervening with and preventing future CAN.
Publication Date: 2016-01-01