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Family Life Education With Diverse Populations

Sharon M. Ballard East Carolina University
Alan C. Taylor East Carolina University
© 2012   344 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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"I am impressed with the organization of content for each chapter. Having consistent coverage in each chapter makes learning easier for the students and teaching easier for the teacher."

Cheryl M. Robinson

The University of Tennesee at Chattanooga

"This book is just what I was missing in my course."

Jacqueline E. Schwab

Penn State Mont Alto

"I strongly believe in incorporating diversity in the classroom however possible and I believe this textbook will provide a strong opportunity to do this."

Elizabeth Foley

Glendale Community College

Wanted something on diverse groups. This was better organized than most

Dr Lillian Breckenridge

Religion Dept, Oral Roberts University

Jun 18 2014

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Although this text provided rich cases and relevant information, the University requested that I use a text that was more theoretical and developmentally structured. Thus, though I did not adopt this as my main text, I used this book as an "optional" supplementary text for students interested in going beyond the basics and for those interested in multicultural issues.

Dr Seth Pardo

Business Psychology, Palo Alto University

Nov 28 2012

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This text efficiently introduces students to a number of important considerations for family life education programming.

Dr Kami Merrifield

Health Human Dvmt Div, Pennsylvania State University - Worthington Scranton

Sep 04 2012

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Family Life Education With Diverse Populations

Sharon M. Ballard East Carolina University
Alan C. Taylor East Carolina University
© 2012   344 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc  

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ISBN:   9781412991780 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $50.00 Bookstore Price:   $40.00

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Family Life Education With Diverse Populations

Editors Sharon M. Ballard and Alan C. Taylor bridge the gap between research and practice by examining and presenting key strategies for working with diverse populations, including those based on race and ethnicity, family structure, geographic location, and context. By defining 11 diverse groups and presenting their strengths and unique cultural characteristics, the editors present an evidence-based practice approach with each chapter, prescribing the best practices for working with these diverse groups in regard to general family life education (FLE) needs, educator characteristics, ethical considerations, marketing and recruitment, modes of learning, and environmental considerations. This book is essential for students who are preparing to work with families, as well as professionals engaging in FLE activities with diverse populations.

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