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Molina Abigail Palmer, Palinkas Lawrence A., Monro William, Mennen Ferol E., July, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although providing depression treatment for Head Start mothers may improve child wellbeing, interventions have not been widely used for this purpose. This failure may be due to the characteristics of clients, interventions, or the systems of care in…
Deniz Can Dilara, Ginsburg-Block Marika, September/October 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined relations among parent education, parenting stress, and parental home-based educational activities to better understand the home literacy environment and parent-child interactions among low-income preschool families. Primary…
Balke Patrick, Spring 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The burden of childcare can affect parental mental health, an important determinant of early childhood environmental quality. This is especially true for low-income households. Head Start provides free and public childcare for low-income families…
Beeber Linda, Schwartz Todd A., Holditch-Davis Diane, Canuso Regina, Lewis Virginia, Matsuda Yui, May, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
Formidable barriers prevent low-income mothers from accessing evidence-based treatment for depressive symptoms that compromise their ability to provide sensitive, responsive parenting for their infant or toddler. Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT),…
Barofsky Meryl Yoches, 2013
Reports & Papers
Child-care subsidies (CCDF) were expanded after welfare reform in 1996 to help low-income families pay for child-care. Descriptive studies have been conducted on the relationship of subsidies to maternal work characteristics, but there is limited…
Enriquez Maithe, Cheng An-Lin, Kelly Patricia J., Witt Jack, Coker Angela D., Kashubeck-West Susan, May 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A pilot study of the relationship between participation in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) prevention intervention and social support, self-esteem, readiness for healthful behavior change, attitudes, and use…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of the link between maternal depression and mother-child interaction as it relates to children?s functioning at 36 months, based on data from 89 percent of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early…
Hallam Rena A., Spring 2000
Reports & Papers
A study examining the links between mothers' parental self-efficacy, participation in an Early Head Start program, and behavioral interactions between mothers and their toddlers, based on surveys, interviews, and observations of a culturally diverse…
Foster Jessica Bigazzi, Hebl Michelle R., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the interaction between child care and parent workplace stress. The study follows ethnically and socioeconomically diverse parents, and randomly samples their behaviors and attitudes to measure the effects of child care disruptions…
McLaughlin Kim, 2000
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the relationship between child care responsibility and efficacy beliefs and the well-being and stress level of employed, married mothers with young children, based on a sample of 117 women with children under age 6, from Staten Island…
Vandell Deborah Lowe, Hyde Janet S., Plant E. Ashby, Essex Marilyn J., 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the influence of infant care arrangements on parental emotional and marital well-being