Dolares y Sentido (Dollars & Sense) is an essential guide for students seeking to understand the business of child care. Going beyond the academics, this book offers real-life experiences of child care businesses and includes over 50 best practices for developing policies, drafting contracts, setting prices, keeping financial and legal records, marketing and expanding a business, and improving income - all which can be tailored to fit any child care business. It gives practical strategies for handling challenges assertively, effectively, and profitably, and teaches students to identify themselves as skilled professionals. By helping students to become familiar with a business plan, the book shows how to discuss their child care business with knowledge and confidence, a skill especially needed when applying for a loan or grant. Whether for self-study or group discussion, the book provides role plays, concept reviews, peer support, and shared problem-solving for implementation in a variety of education settings.
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Preface, How To Use This Book, Introduction, Chapter 1: Communication Lesson-A Child Care Provider Bill of Rights. Chapter 2: Business Lesson-Contracts and Policies. Chapter 3: Communication Lesson-Eliminate Guilt!. Chapter 4: Business Lesson-Rates, Fees, and Collection. Chapter 5: Communication Lesson-Communication Styles: Passive, Aggressive, and Assertive. Chapter 6: Business Lesson-An Effective Record Keeping System. Chapter 7: Communication Lesson-Assertive Listening Skills. Chapter 8: Business Lesson-Cash In, Cash Out-Where Do You Stand? Chapter 9: Communication Lesson-Sharing Unpleasant Information With Parents. Chapter 10: Business Lesson-Marketing Strategies. Chapter 11: Communication Lesson-Responsibilities Of An Assertive Child Care Provider. Chapter 12: Business Lesson-Your Child Care Business Plan. Appendix A: Glossary of Terms. Appendix B: Sample Business Documents. Appendix C: Reproducible Forms. Appendix D: Library Resources. Pre-Formatted Diskette Order Form.
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Book Description Delmar Pub, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 176 pages. Spanish language. 10.75x8.25x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0766862399
Book Description Cengage Learning, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand new! Please provide a physical shipping address. Bookseller Inventory # 9780766862395