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From Parents to Partners : Building a Family-Centered Early Childhood Program (Paperback) (Janis Keyser)
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Build collaborative partnerships with families to help the whole family thrive. This book explores the reasons and methods for developing cooperative partnerships, along with tools and strategies to help build the support network for family-centered care. The new edition includes information on how to:
-Use technology to increase the effectiveness of communication with families
-Interact with a more diverse population
-Build your program for continued success.
This book offers a theoretical background on why it is important to talk with families and how to efficiently and effectively communicate observations and reflections. Overcome common challenges, and create more avenues to include families in your program.
Janis Keyser is a teacher, parent educator, program director, and speaker specializing in early childhood and family development. She currently teaches in the early childhood education department at Cabrillo College in California, and has been conducting workshops for parents and teachers for more than thirty-five years. Keyser has a masters degree in human development from Pacific Oaks College. She is the coauthor of Becoming the Parent You Want to Be.