A study of the parent education program in Houston over a period of ten years, 1929-1939




Van Osdel, Lida Holt

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The purpose of this study is: 1. To learn the plans of organizat1on, the objectives; and the results of the Parent Education Program in Houston as carried on by Miss Marion E. Dunshee over the period from 1929 to 1939. 2. To compare the work in Houston with the program and the standards set up as part of the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection. 3. To compare the materials taught and some of the results with the requirements tor parenthood as set up in the Children's Charter. 4. To analyze and evaluate some of the results of the work done in Parent Education through information obtained from check sheets sent to members or the classes conducted in Houston. 5. To form conclusions from information obtained through these check sheets of the value of these courses to those who took them. 6. To try to determine, through the check sheets, the amount and extent to which the lives of the families concerned have been affected by the work offered in Parent Education in Houston.



Child rearing--Study and teaching.