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Counseling with Parents

reviewed by Emma D. Sheehy - 1954

coverTitle: Counseling with Parents
Author(s): Edith M. Leonard, Dorthy D. Vandeman, Lillian E. Miles
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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One Jane Le Roy, a master teacher, tells the story of her counseling work with parents of young children. Not trained as a professional counselor, she is nevertheless depicted as a capable and gifted classroom teacher in this area. It is pointed out in the authors' foreword that "no person or event mentioned herein is intended to represent any real person or event in the experience of the authors." Remembering this from time to time will help the reader to view Jane Le Roy as less of a paragon embodying all the virtues of the "ideal" teacher. For in spite of the fact that this teacher is urged to live her own life apart from school interests, the opportunities and responsibilities of parent counseling as conceived by Jane are overwhelming so far as the classroom teacher with anywhere from 25 to 50 or more children under her guidance is concerned. The... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 2, 1954, p. 110-110
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4756, Date Accessed: 9/26/2020 2:28:16 PM

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