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July 1930

The Visiting Teacher at Work.

Arch NeurPsych. 1930;24(1):223-224. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1930.02220130226024

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Abstract

This book is a sequel to the earlier publication prepared under the auspices of the National Committee on Visiting Teachers, the Problem Child in School. Its aim is to follow up that presentation by presenting in simple and practical form a discussion of the professional standards, procedure and administrative relationships of the visiting teacher; the author has fulfilled that aim admirably. In the introduction she discusses the status of the visiting teacher. This professional group has evolved in response to the recognition by educators of the need to shift the emphasis in education from the school to the child and by social workers from a new conception of the responsibilities of social work. The causes of bad behavior and truancy, or the underlying physical and mental maladjustment, are linked so closely with the totality of the child's experience that the school must share along with the home and the neighborhood

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