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Home Visiting

Home Visiting
Procedures for Helping Families

Second Edition
  • Barbara Hanna Wasik - Communications, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Donna M. Bryant - Communications, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

December 2000 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This Second Edition is a good source for those training to be home visitors, in-service home visitors, supervisors and directors of home visiting programs serving a wide range of families.

This book provides updated information on the current theories and assessment instruments and the personal safety of the home visitor.

A Historical Overview
Theories and Principals of Home Visiting
Illustrative Home Visiting Programs for Children, Youth and Their Families
Home Visitor Characteristics, Training and Supervision
Helping Skills and Techniques
Managing and Maintaining Home Visits
Visiting Families in Stressful Situations
Ethical and Professional Issues Facing Home Visitors
Assessment and Documentation in Home Visiting
Future Directions in Home Visiting

"They have done a superb job of defining the issues of home visiting, addressing the new issues as well as updating previous concerns, and condensing the vast literature into manageable bites. It is well documented, cited, and draws from a wealth of experience and research of the authors." 

Mimi A. Graham
Institute of Science & Public Affairs, Florida State University

Barbara Hanna Wasik

A school/clinical psychologist, Barbara Hanna Wasik holds a William R. Kenan, Jr. Professorship in the School of Education and is a fellow of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She is also director of the UNC Center for Home Visiting. More About Author

Donna M. Bryant

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ISBN: 9780761920533

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