About the Author:

Deborah HirschlandDeborah Hirschland, MSW, has been working with young children and the adults who care for and teach them for over 25 years. A frequent presenter on early childhood issues, she provides training and consultation to Head Start and other early care and education programs across Massachusetts. Deborah is an early childhood consultant for the Freedman Center for Child and Family Development at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, a contributor to the Zero to Three Journal and the author of Collaborative Intervention in Early Childhood: Consulting with Parents and Teachers of 3- to 7-Year-Olds. [Oxford University Press 2008]

Deborah Hirschland 's Books

  • When Young Children Need Help: Understanding and Addressing Emotional, Behavioral, and Developmental Challenges

    Author: Deborah Hirschland

    Product Code:
    542386 (Softbound)
    542737 (e-book)
    9781605542386 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-273-7 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 3-6

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press free sample When Young Children Need Help

    You know what it's like to spend time with youngsters who are particularly puzzling or hard to help. When Young Children Need Help helps early childhood educators make sense of what is going on for such children and use that understanding to promote growth and mastery. Written for child care center staff, family child care providers, preschool teachers, and pre-service teachers, this book is useful for any reader who wants to reach the most troubling children in his or her care. This engaging book encourages a collaborative approach and emphasizes that even when a child needs outside services and supports, what goes on in school or in care remains central to making progress. When Young Children Need Help offers its perspectives and strategies through highly readable stories that bring children with challenges alive in all their quirky uniqueness.

    320 pages

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