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LaForett Dore R., Mendez Julia L., May/June 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined parents' developmentally appropriate beliefs about young children's play and parents' views on their child's play skills. This exploratory secondary data analysis was drawn from data on low-income African-American and Latino…
Sheridan Susan M., Knoche Lisa, Edwards Carolyn Pope, Kupzyk Kevin, Clarke Brandy L., Kim Elizabeth M., July, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study reports the results of a randomized trial of a parent engagement intervention (the Getting Ready intervention) on directly observed learning-related social behaviors of children from low-income families in the context of parent-child…
Jung Eunju, Raikes Helen, Chazan-Cohen Rachel, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study compared behavior problems of children of mothers with elevated depressive symptoms and children of mothers with non-elevated depressive symptoms, using the same measure for mothers and teachers. Participants included 914 mother-teacher…
Del Grosso Patricia, Kleinman Rebecca, Esposito Andrea M., Sama Martin Emily, Paulsell Diane, 04 February, 2011
Literature Review
A review of research on the effectiveness of home visiting programs for pregnant women or families with children from birth to age 5 in tribal communities or with samples that included substantial proportions of American Indian and Alaska Native…
Howes Carollee, Wishard Guerra Alison G., November 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal exploration of attachment relationships between caregivers and children in families of Mexian heritage, based on a subsample of 83 children and their mothers who participated in a larger study and self-identified themselves as being…
Mendez Julia L., Carpenter Johanna L., LaForett Dore R., Cohen Jeremy S., September 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between parent characteristics and barriers to participation in a Head Start program with a sample of 201 parents from low-income and predominantly ethnic minority backgrounds
Fogle Livy M., Mendez Julia L., Q4 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A critical discussion of rating scales that measure parent beliefs about play, and a description of a study through which the Parent Play Beliefs Scale (PPBS) was developed and validated, based on the participation of African-American families with…
Miller Cynthia, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of patterns of child care use and employment stability among current and former welfare recipients in Connecticut, Florida, and Minnesota
Qi Cathy Huaqing, Kaiser Ann P., Milan Stephanie, Hancock Terry, January, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose: The performance of low-income African American preschoolers (36 to 52 months old) on the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Third Edition (PPVT-III; L. M. Dunn & L. M. Dunn, 1997) was examined to provide a norm for assessing the…
Fuller Bruce, Kagan Sharon Lynn, Loeb Susanna, Chang Yueh-Wen, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A multi-site, longitudinal study examining the quality of child care settings chosen by low-income mothers enrolled in welfare-to-work programs
Scott Ellen K., Hurst Allison, London Andrew S., 2003
Reports & Papers
A study examining the behavior of single women moving from welfare to work as a result of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), and their ability to find and provide child care during employment hours in…
Bloom Dan, Scrivener Susan, Michalopoulos Charles, Morris Pamela A., Hendra Richard, Adams-Ciardullo Diana, Walter Johanna, Vargas Wanda, 2002
Reports & Papers
A study of the welfare form initiative, Job First program, imposing a statewide time limit on receipt of cash assistance and encouraging participation in employment-related services targeted toward quick job placement in Connecticut
Bloom Dan, Scrivener Susan, Michalopoulos Charles, Morris Pamela A., Hendra Richard, Adams-Ciardullo Diana, Walter Johanna, Vargas Wanda, 2002
Other
A study of the welfare reform initiative, Job First program, imposing a statewide time limit on receipt of cash assistance and encouraging participation in employment-related services targeted toward quick job placement in Connecticut
Bloom Dan, Scrivener Susan, Michalopoulos Charles, Morris Pamela A., Hendra Richard, Adams-Ciardullo Diana, Walter Johanna, Vargas Wanda, 2002
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the welfare reform initiative, Job First program, imposing a statewide time limit on receipt of cash assistance and encouraging participation in employment-related services targeted toward quick job placement in Connecticut
Cabrera Natasha J., Peters H. Elizabeth, Hutchens Robert, 2002
Other
A review of key findings from a conference presentation with a focus on quantity and quality of care and its ramifications for low-income single mothers and their children