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Title A fighting chance : supporting young children experiencing disruptive change / Jane Humphries, EdD, Kari Rains, MS.
Author Humphries, Jane, 1948- author.
Publication St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2017.
Copyright date ©2017
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 145 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Call # 372.1713 H
Summary "Many children have to cope with complicated and disruptive situations. Often the classroom becomes the most stable environment. Learn to embrace disruptive change, address it with professionalism, and utilize strategies to affect the direction of children's lives in a positive way and give them a fighting chance to succeed. Dr. Jane Humphries has decades of experience in early childhood education, including being a child care director of a program directly impacted by the Oklahoma City bombing. Kari Rains holds a masters degree in child development and has over a decade of clinical work in the early intervention program in Oklahoma"-- Provided by publisher.
"Every day, many children have to cope with complicated and disruptive situations, and your classroom can become the most stable environment in their young lives. This resource uses case studies to illustrate what disruptive change can look like, and it covers a variety of types of disruptive change, including homelessness, incarceration, multiple parent relationships, and more"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Becoming the bridge of hope : understanding the children's behavior when change is wreaking havoc in their lives -- When change is inevitable : the pillars of a supportive classroom environment -- The program perspective : a team committed to the child and family -- Homelessness and parental incarceration : a fighting chance for Gracie and Quinton -- Multiple parent relationships and death of a parent : a fighting chance for Taylor and Tate, and Jasmine and Noah -- Natural disasters and foster care : a fighting chance for Amal, and siblings Greyson and Alice -- Children with a medical diagnosis : a fighting chance for Abe and Zoe -- Change over time and care of oneself.
Subject School psychology.
School children -- Mental health services.
Disasters -- Psychological aspects.
Disasters -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00894796
School children -- Mental health services. (OCoLC)fst01107201
School psychology. (OCoLC)fst01107741
Addl. Author Rains, Kari, author.
Related To Online version: Humphries, Jane, 1948- Fighting chance. First Edition. St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2017 9781605545073 (DLC) 2017020917
ISBN 9781605545066 (paperback)
1605545066 (paperback)

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