Joshua Sparrow, MD
Child Psychiatrist & Author brazeltontouchpoints.org
A child psychiatrist, Dr. Sparrow’s care in the 1990s for children hospitalized for severe psychiatric disturbances, often associated with physical and sexual abuse, and for developmental delays aggravated by social and economic deprivation, prompted his interest in community-based prevention and health promotion. At the Brazelton Touchpoints Center, his work focuses on cultural adaptations of family support programs, organizational professional development, and aligning systems of care with community strengths and priorities, and has included ...
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Co-author with Dr. T. Berry Brazelton of 8 books and the weekly New York Times Syndicated column, “Families Today,” Dr. Sparrow has also served as a contributing editor to Scholastic Services’ Parent and Child magazine. In 2006, he revised with Dr. Brazelton Touchpoints: Birth to Three, 2nd Edition and in 2010, co-edited Nurturing Children and Families: Building on the Legacy of T. B. Brazelton, a textbook on the ongoing generativeness of Brazelton’s seminal research in a wide range of fields. Dr. Sparrow has authored numerous other scholarly works, teaches and lectures nationally and internationally, and is frequently called upon for his expertise by national and international media. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Sparrow worked for several years as a preschool teacher and journalist in New York City.
Books Written By This Expert
- Touchpoints 0-3: Your Child’s Emotional and Behavioral Development.
- Touchpoints Three to Six: Your Child’s Emotional and Behavioral Development
- Calming Your Fussy Baby the Brazelton Way
- Sleep the Brazelton Way
- Toilet Training Your Child the Brazelton Way
- Understanding Sibling Rivalry the Brazelton Way
- Mastering Anger and Aggression the Brazelton Way
- Discipline the Brazelton Way
- Feeding Your Child the Brazelton Way
- Interpersonal World of the Infant by Daniel Stern
- Growth of the Mind by Stanley I. Greenspan
- Connections and Commitments: Reflecting Latino Values in Early Childhood Programs by Costanza Eggers Pierola
- The Boy Who Would be A Helicopter by Vivian Paley
- Boy on the Beach: Building Community Through Play by Vivian Gussin Paley
- Far Away from the Tigers: A Year in the Classroom with Internationally Adopted Children by Jane Katch