District of Columbia Healthy Start Project. 1994. Resource parent trainer's manual. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, ca. 200 pp.
Annotation: This is an education and training manual for people who will train resource parents. The manual contains an overview of the Healthy Start Project, a description of the various services offered by the project, and sections on the following subjects: 1) communication skills; 2) problem-solving and coping with stress; 3) self-esteem; 4) pregnancy, labor, prenatal, and postpartum care; and 5) child growth and development. The manual also discusses how trainers should manage home visits and describes the services of other agencies in the community to which clients should be directed for other needs. Handouts and training aids are included. The manual is based on material originally created by INMED (International Medical Services for Health). [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Contact: District of Columbia Healthy Start Project, Office of Maternal and Child Health, St. Elizabeth's Campus, Cottage Seven, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20032, Telephone: (202) 645-4174 Contact Phone: (202) 645-5624 Fax: (202) 645-5084 $55.00 plus shipping and handling.
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