Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child

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9781418052065: Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child

This best-selling text on children's health, safety, and nutrition emphasizes the critical relationship among these three areas in an easy-to-read, thought-provoking format. Throughout the text, practical suggestions and underlying principles for creating high-quality environments that maximize children's well-being and development are stressed. The author puts particular importance on the role teachers and parents play in helping children establish a healthy lifestyle. Case studies, review activities, and suggestions for additional reading offer students the greatest opportunity for reinforcing their learning. Specific information on diseases and common childhood afflictions, as well as on special interest topics like managing adult anger and building resiliency in children, makes this text not only a learning tool and but also a tremendous resource for future use. Upon completing their study of this material, students will be well-equipped to help children and families live well.

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Lynn R. Marotz, Ph.D., R.N., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas. She also serves as the Associate Director of the university's Child Development Center. Ms. Marotz is co-chair of the Higher Education Consortium on Early Childhood Education. She is a member of the Stakeholder's Advisory Committee/Early Childhood Council, Kansas State Board of Education. She is also a member of the Kansas Early Care and Education Professional Development Initiative, as well as a member of the Early Childhood Professional Preparation Initiative. She is a council member for the Gateway's to Early Childhood Careers Project and serves as a board member for the Douglas County Child Development Association (NAEYC Affiliate). In 1998, she was a visiting scholar at Arizona State University and is a former finalist for University Employee of the Year (1997).

Marie Z. Cross is Associate Professor Emeritus of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas. She has received the Chancellors Club Teaching Award and the Mortar Board Outstanding Teacher Award.

Jeanettia M. Rush, R.D., L.D., received her M.A. in human development from the University of Kansas. A graduate of the dietetics and institutional management program at Kansas State University and the Dietetics Internship program of the University of California, she has worked as a hospital dietitian for 16 years and as a nutrition consultant for Meals on Wheels and Educare Laboratory Child Care Center. Other experience includes nutritionist with Johnson County, Kansas Health Department Prenatal/WIC Programs. She is currently employed as a clinical dietitian serving rehabilitation, critical care, and neurology units. Other duties include serving as adjunct faculty for the AP-4 dietetics internship program.

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