Head Start CARES (Head Start Classroom-based Approaches and Resources for Emotion and Social skill promotion)
The Head Start CARES project is a large-scale group randomized trial of three evidence-based social emotional program enhancements within Head Start classrooms. The project includes an impact and implementation study of the following enhancements: Incredible Years Classroom Management program, Preschool PATHS, and an adaptation of Tools of the Mind. Head Start CARES involves 17 Head Start grantees, 104 centers, 307 classrooms, 608 teachers and teaching assistants, and 3,927 three and four year old children. Data collection began in the spring of 2009, and kindergarten follow up data collection was completed in the spring of 2012. Impact results were published in 2014.
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
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Burnout and teacher–child interactions: The moderating influence of SEL interventions in Head Start classrooms