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Murray Desiree W., Rosanbalm Katie, Christopoulos Christina, February, 2016
Literature Review
The overarching aim of this review was to inform the selection and use of self-regulation interventions within human services programs supported by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). For that reason, our focus was on universal and…
Murray Desiree W., Rosanbalm Katie, Christopoulos Christina, February, 2016
Other
This Appendix summarizes the available evidence from our literature review for interventions that build self-regulation across development. This information is provided as a reference for the report entitled Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress: A…
Stephens Samuel A., September, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In March 2012, Research Connections published its resource list on child care and obesity prevention. Since then there has been more research on promoting physical activity for young children in early care and education programs. Two major…
Biancone Tricia L., Goodway Jacqueline D., 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The prevalence and effects of delayed early literacy and motor skill development in children of low-SES backgrounds is a significant issue that can have adverse developmental consequences and affect children's ability to succeed in school. Head…
Dev Dipti A., Speirs Katherine E., McBride Brent A., Donovan Sharon M., Chapman-Novakofski Karen, Q4 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper presents a qualitative investigation of the motivators, barriers, and facilitators for practicing family-style meal service (FSMS) from the perspective of 18 child care providers serving preschool children in Head Start (HS), Child and…
Meyer Aleta L., Fortunato Christine K., Berlin Lisa J., Blair Clancy, Boyd Misty, Constantino John, Hallam Rena A., Han Myae, Hustedt Jason T., Harden Brenda Jones, Raver C. Cybele, Sarche Michelle C., Vu Jennifer A., Watamura Sarah, November, 2013
Other
The Buffering Toxic Stress Consortium was created by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation within the Administration for Children and Families to test preventive interventions for Early Head Start families facing toxic stress, as…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, March, 2012
Bibliographies
A compilation of selected Research Connections resources focused on child care and obesity prevention, including a summary of issues addressed in the literature and a listing of resources in the areas of food and nutrition, exercise and physical…
Paulsell Diane, 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Head Start Oral Health Initiative was created by the Office of Head Start to improve oral health services to young children, from birth to five years, and pregnant women. Supplemental grant funding was awarded to 52 Head Start programs to…
Boller Kimberly, 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In FY 2005 the Region III Office of the Administration for Children and Families initiated a pilot project, I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IM/IL), to prevent and reverse the negative consequences of obesity in Head Start children in 17 Head Start…
Bellows Laura, Anderson Jennifer, 2005
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Colorado State University will implement the Food Friends and Mighty Moves program to address the need for Head Start and preschool programs to promote healthy food choices, dietary variety, and increased physical activity with children and parents…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of study of the implementation of I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IM/IL), a Head Start program enhancement intended to increase the amount of time devoted to moderate to vigorous physical activity, improve the quality of stuctured movement…