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A Blueprint for the Promotion of Pro-Social Behavior in Early Childhood : Issues in Children's and Families' Lives - Patricia King

A Blueprint for the Promotion of Pro-Social Behavior in Early Childhood

Issues in Children's and Families' Lives

By: Patricia King (Editor), Elda Chesebrough (Editor), Martin Bloom (Editor), Thomas P. Gullotta (Editor)

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It is clear that violence by youth is not to be found only on city streets, in city schools and among city youth but anywhere and everywhere wrathful, disenfranchised young people reside. In this volume, the editors share their insights on the latest research for how families can promote optimal development in children from birth to age six, so they can grow into healthy, happy and competent young adults.

Topics include social-emotional learning; neighborhood and community influences; the role of teachers and other caregivers; and more. The volume includes the actual Bingham Childhood Prosocial Curriculum, so that it can be implemented at any center.

A Blueprint for the Promotion of Pro-Social Behavior in Early Childhood will be a helpful resource for clinical child psychologists, school psychologists, early childhood educators, as well as for upper-level students of these areas.

From the reviews:

"This is a most useful and inspiring volume for early care and education teachers and administrators who are seeking to infuse their centers and schools with a learning culture that brings respect, care, and kindness. It is ... useful as a resource for teacher preparation faculty who might want to bring forward emotional development and positive behavioral supports ... . Parents and educators both will appreciate the ... activities that introduce moments where kindness, emotions, respect, cooperation, and self control can be modeled ... ." (JoAnn L. Robinson, The Journal of Primary Prevention, Vol. 27 (4), July, 2006)

What Do We Know About How Children Learn? The Social, Intellectual, and Cognitive Development of Children: A Guide to the First Five Yearsp. 1
Social-Emotional Learning in Early Childhood: What We Know and Where to Go from Herep. 13
How Teachers and Caregivers Can Help Young Children Become More Prosocialp. 51
How to Help Families Promote Optimal Development in Young Childrenp. 93
Neighborhood and Community Influences Favoring the Growth and Development of Young Childrenp. 113
The Integration of Levels of Research Findingsp. 141
Bingham Early Childhood Prosocial Curriculump. 155
About the Editorsp. 391
About the Contributorsp. 393
Series Missionp. 397
University Advisory Commissionp. 399
National Advisory Commissionp. 401
Indexp. 403
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ISBN: 9780306481864
ISBN-10: 0306481863
Series: Issues in Children's and Families' Lives
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 428
Published: 24th June 2004
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.78