TITLE

Promoting Effective Parenting: A Study of Two Methods In Kingston, Jamaica

AUTHOR(S)
Wint, Eleanor; Brown, Janet
PUB. DATE
November 1987
SOURCE
Child Welfare;Nov/Dec87, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p507
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Unique characteristics of West Indian parents—educational, economic, and cultural—make the adaptation of parent education materials from other countries difficult. Participatory drama and lecture/discussion programs were tested as possible means of filling this gap.
ACCESSION #
24622475

 

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