Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching: A Manual for Students and Educators (Google eBook)

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Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 17, 2006 - Education - 248 pages
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Acknowledgements Section 1. Foundations 3 Chapter 1. Introduction: How to Use this Manual.. ................... Chapter 2. How Do We Understand Difference?. ...................... 17 Section 2. Dimensions of Difference: Culture, Socioeconomic Status, Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Parental Partnership 29 Chapter 3. Cultural Values and Worldview.. ............................ Chapter 4. Socioeconomic Status.. ....................................... 4 1 ............................................ 5 1 Chapter 5. Race and Ethnicity.. Chapter 6. Language in the Classroom.. .................................. 67 Chapter 7. Working with Diverse Families: Parental Partnership in Education.. ........................................ 8 1 viii Table of Contents Section 3 . Dimensions of Difference: Gender Chapter 8 . Gender ............................................................ Chapter 9 . Sexual Orientation and Youth ................................. Section 4 . Other Challenges to Diversity Chapter 10 . Bullying in Schools ............................................. Chapter 1 1 . Creating Community through Classroom Management .. Chapter 12 . Child Abuse and Resilience .................................. Section 5 . Understanding Exceptional Microcultures Chapter 13 . Exceptional Microcultures: Dealing with Trauma ...... Chapter 14 . Exceptional Microcultures: Youth with Emotional Disturbance- Childhood Depression. Eating Disorders .................. Chapter 15 . Exceptional Microcultures: How to Make a Referral .. Section 6 . Conclusion Chapter 16 . Conclusion: The Multicultural Educator .................. Selected Bibliography ...................................................... Glossary of Terms ........................................................... Appendix A . Sample Course Syllabus .................................... Appendix B . Educational Intervention Proposal Paper ................. Index ............................................................................ Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching: A Manual for Students and Educators is an excellent guide for preparing responsive teachers, capable of exploring the roots of a wide variety of types of diversity and acting with knowledge and sensitivity to improve student learning and self-efficacy.
  

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Contents

Introduction How to Use this Manual
3
How Do We Understand Difference?
17
Cultural Values and Worldview
29
Socioeconomic Status
41
Race and Ethnicity
51
Language in the Classroom
67
Working with Diverse Families Parental Partnership in Education
81
Gender
95
Child Abuse and Resilience
147
Exceptional Microcultures Dealing with Trauma
163
Exceptional Microcultures Youth with Emotional DisturbanceChildhood Depression Eating Disorders
175
Exceptional Microcultures How to Make a Referral
191
Conclusion The Multicultural Educator
205
Selected Bibliography
217
Glossary of Terms
223
Sample Course Syllabus
233

Sexual Orientation and Youth
109
Bullying in Schools
125
Creating Community through Classroom Management
135
Educational Intervention Proposal Paper
239
Index
243
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"As a bilingual counseling psychologist and a media correspondent," says Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers, "my interest lies in what helps children and families be resilient in the face of adversity and go on to live happy, productive lives. I am particularly interested in work with families from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds."
Dr. Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers (aka CC) is a nationally known counseling psychologist who trained at Teacher College, Columbia University and the NYU-Bellevue Hospital Center. She is currently an assistant professor of counseling psychology at the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Since 2002 she has been a columnist for the Chicago Tribune's Spanish-language newspaper HOY (Newsday in Spanish) and writes the Nueva Edad (New Age) column that is published in the New York metropolitan area, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Since 2002 she has been a regular guest correspondent on Univision, appearing on their programs Al Despertar and Despierta America. She is a former talk show host at 1380 AM in New York, New York.
Dr. Clauss-Ehlers is a 2004-2005 Rosalynn Carter Fellow for Mental Health Journalism with a project focused on the stigma of mental illnesses in the Latino community.
She has conducted numerous presentations for print and broadcast media that include Child magazine, Eyewitness News, Redbook, the Herald News, and Channel Thirteen's Women's Health Night. She is an Advisory Board member of the Pampers Parenting Institute and a consultant for various organizations.
Dr. Clauss-Ehlers has published numerous academic articles and has lectured internationally at venues such as the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the 27th Inter-American Congress of Psychology in Caracas, Venezuela, the Second World Mental Health Congress in London, England, and the Korea-U.S. Joint Symposium on Anti-Stigma in Seoul, Korea. She has a private practice in Manhattan.
Dr. Clauss-Ehlers received her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College in Ohio and her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her recent books include being co-editor of Community Planning to Foster Resilience in Children (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004) and Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching: A Manual for Students and Educators (Springer, 2006). She is listed in the 2006 editions of Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Education.
Dr. Clauss-Ehlers lives in New York, New York with her husband and their two daughters, ages two-and-a- half years and 4 months.

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