Evidence based and highly effective, coaching helps early childhood practitioners support other professionals and families as they enhance existing knowledge, develop new skills, and promote healthy development of young children. This hands-on guide shows professionals how to conduct skillful coaching in any setting---home, school, or community.
An expanded follow-up to the groundbreaking Coaching Families and Colleagues in Early Childhood, this guidebook walks professionals step by step through the coaching process and shows them explicitly what best practices look like. Developed by the foremost authorities on coaching and informed by the authors' staff development and technical assistance activities, this book directly addresses the real-world challenges of coaching and gives readers concrete guidance on successful strategies and interactions.
A must for every early childhood professional---including developmental specialists, Early Head Start and Head Start staff, early literacy specialists, infant mental health specialists, clinicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, service coordinators, speech-language pathologists, and teachers---this essential coaching guidebook will help families and professionals enhance developmental outcomes for all young children.
"This book makes coaching come alive! With pages and pages of real-life coaching dialogue from home and classroom settings, this is an invaluable resource for any early childhood practitioner."---Sue Reed, Director, Early Literacy for Every Child, University of Southern Maine
Dathan D. Rush, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, is Associate Director/Researcher of the Family, Infant and Preschool Program at the J. Iverson Riddle Development Center in Morganton, North Carolina.
M'Lisa Shelden, PT, Ph.D., is Director/Researcher of the Family, Infant and Preschool Program at the J. Iverson Riddle Development Center in Morganton, North Carolina.
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