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Zero to Three, v15 n2 Oct-Nov 1994

This theme issue contains six articles on the development of infants and toddlers: (1) "Cross-Cultural Studies of Child Development: Implications for Clinicians" (J. Kevin Nugent); (2) "Therapeutic Work with African-American Families: Using Knowledge of the Culture" (Cheryl Polk); (3) "Psychotherapy in Specific Cultural Contexts: Resources for the Infant Mental Health Clinician" (Cheryl Polk); (4) "The Critical Importance of Cultural and Linguistic Continuity for Infants and Toddlers" (Hedy Nai-Lin Chang and Dora Pulido); (5) "Professionalization as Culture Change: Issues for Infant/Family Community Workers and Their Supervisors" (Blanca E. Almonte); and (6) "Studying the Social and Emotional Development of Hispanic Children in the United States: Addressing Research Challenges" (Maria P. Fracasso). Each article includes a reference list. The journal also includes reviews of six books and ten videotapes on cultural awareness, diversity, and multicultural issues related to child development, child care, and social programs. (MDM)

Descriptors: Blacks, Book Reviews, Child Development, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Day Care, Emotional Development, Family Programs, Foreign Countries, Hispanic Americans, Intervention, Professional Recognition, Psychotherapy, Social Development, Social Science Research, Social Services, Videotape Recordings

Zero to Three/National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, P.O. Box 25494, Richmond, VA 23260-5494 (1-year subscription, $37).

Author: Fenichel, Emily, Ed.


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