Meeting The Settlement Needs of Newcomer Children In Home Child Care

Module 3 (home child care option) in the Newcomer Series | taught by Judith Colbert, PHD

Course description

In earlier modules in the Newcomer Series, settlement is described as a process of transition and the distinctive needs of all those involved in settlement are considered, with a special focus on the needs of the newcomer child. In this module (3-H) you will have an opportunity to think specifically about the challenges of meeting the needs of newcomer children in home child care settings and to consider the overall role of programs that support home child care in the settlement of young immigrants and refugees.

Judith Colbert, PHD
Judith Colbert, PHD
Author, Consultant
Judith is a writer, researcher & training specialist. As a Canadian consultant with an international perspective, her goal is to build bridges between research & practice, mainstream & newcomer experiences.Much of her work focuses on care for young immigrants & refugees. She is particularly interested in the development of appropriate standards for the delivery of quality care for newcomer populations & in the relationship between the settlement of young children & their successful transition to kindergarten.

Author of

Welcoming Newcomer Children

Child Health Across Cultures

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