Strengthening the Family-Professional Partnership in Services for Young Children
AUTHOR: Roberts, Richard N. and Rule, Sarah
PUBLISHER: Brookes Publishing
Also available at Amazon.com
The International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI), in collaboration with Brookes Publishing, is pooling contributions of specialists from many disciplines and countries to more effectively prevent or minimize the impact of these risk factors on children's lives. Interdisciplinary Clinical Assessment of Young Children with Developmental Disabilities is the first book in ISEI's important new book series. Eachbook will help to advance the practice of early intervention. Each book will provide a forum for sharing information from an often-preached but seldom-achieved global advantage. Peer-reviewed, supported by a biomedical and behavioral foundation, and designed for making the transition from research to practice, each book will become a resource that you'll find on your desk more often than your bookshelf.
By making families equal partners in the service delivery process, professionals can improve outcomes and help to create culturally competent systems of care. This book offers practical advice for developing truly collaborative relationships with families and other service agencies. Professionalswill learn how to work toward partnering with families in each stage of service, program, and staff evaluations. Helpful family study chapters highlight service integration problems, outline long-term goals, and set the stage for proposed support models. Common-sense ide
PUBLICATION DATE: 11/1/1997
CATEGORY: Family & Relationships, Social Science