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PREVENTION AWARD RECIPIENTS Pierre the Pelican

WithLela Rowland

Pierre the Pelican, a series of twenty-eight pamphlets for firsttime parents stressing positive aspects of good care for children, was developed by Dr. Loyd Rowland, psychologist, teacher, mental health director, and pioneer in the field of prevention. It all began because he found it increasingly irritating that, although everyone concedes the importance of the family, there were no systematic ways in our culture for young people to learn how to become good parents.