Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 May 2008

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780195331202

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Collaborative Intervention in Early Childhood

Consulting with Parents and Teachers of 3- to 7-Year-Olds

Deborah Hirschland

  • Reviews the multi-disciplinary knowledge needed to understand young children's social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties
  • Outlines step-by-step, developmentally sound approachs to intervention for a wide range of issues
  • Zeros-in on common problems in establishing trusting relationships, communicating effectively, sustaining attention, and handling frustration and anxiety
  • Highlights how connection and collaboration lie at the heart of successful intervention
  • Offers accessible ways to describe principles and strategies to parents and teachers, and illustrates the consultative process through detailed and engaging case material