Summary: This text, appropriate for guidance courses, provides practical child guidance strategies based on a solid foundation of child development research and family studies. Using a three-part approach, the author provides excellent coverage of the issues that are influencing child guidance today. Part I discusses three styles of caregiving, positive discipline strategies and how to manage a childs environment, and child development. Part II applies practical, constructive ch ...show moreild guidance strategies designed to help children deal with stress, self-esteem, anger management, aggression, and prosocial behavior. Part III describes a variety of theories of child guidance and advocates an eclectic decision-making model to choosing positive discipline strategies and encourages problem solving using real-life examples. As the most established child guidance text, the latest updates and revisions make it even more valuable to those who work with children. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 07
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