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Pears Katherine C., Miao Alicia, Green Beth L., Lauzus Nicole, Patterson Lindsey Brianna, Scheidt Deena, Tremaine Elizabeth, March 2021
Reports & Papers

This report presents the results of a Household Survey that was conducted in Fall 2020 to learn about how the landscape of child care services and supports changed in Oregon during the pandemic and related statewide closures that occurred in the…

Pears Katherine C., Miao Alicia, Green Beth L., Lauzus Nicole, Tremaine Elizabeth, March 2021
Executive Summary

In March of 2020, many services and supports for families were suspended or otherwise disrupted due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This report presents the results of a Household Survey that was conducted in Fall 2020 to learn about how the…

Vandell Deborah Lowe, Simpkins Sandra, Pierce Kim M., Brown B. Bradford, Bolt Daniel, Reisner Elizabeth R., 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Patterns of afterschool activities were studied in low-income, ethnically diverse children (n = 1796, M age = 8.7 yrs). Cluster analyses indicated four reliable clusters: (a) regular participation in a high-quality afterschool program, (b)…

Seeley John, Small Jason W., Feil Edward G., Frey Andy, Walker Hill M., Golly Annemieke, Forness Steven R., September, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Preschoolers with elevated anxiety symptoms are at high risk not only of developing more severe mental health disorders in later life but are also apt to respond more poorly to intervention if they present with comorbid disruptive behavior. Because…
Rusby Julie, Jones Laura Backen, Crowley Ryann, Smolkowski Keith, July/August 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study reported findings from a longitudinal randomized controlled trial of Carescapes, a professional development program for home-based child-care providers in promoting children's social competence. Participants included 134 child-care…
Wanless Shannon B., McClelland Megan, Tominey Shauna, Acock Alan C., 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study examined the role of demographic risk factors in the development of children's behavioral regulation. We investigated whether being from a low-income family and being an English language learner (ELL) predicted behavioral…
Rusby Julie, Smolkowski Keith, Marquez Brion, Taylor Ted K., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of a video-based training program for child care workers on the behavior and social skills of children in the care of a 30 experimental and 33 control group family child care providers
Hemmeter Mary Louise, Santos Rosa Milagros, Ostrosky Michaelene, September, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the perceived preparedness of graduates of 2- and 4-year college-level early education programs to manage children's challenging behavior and promote children's socioemotional development, and a study of faculty approaches to teaching…
Ponitz Claire E. Cameron, McClelland Megan, Jewkes Abigail M., Connor Carol McDonald, Farris Carrie L., Morrison Frederick J., Q2 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the development and testing of the Head-to-Toes Task, a measure of behavioral regulation in early childhood
McClelland Megan, Cameron Claire E., Connor Carol McDonald, Farris Carrie L., Jewkes Abigail M., Morrison Frederick J., July, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the effect of preschool students' behavioral regulation skills, including paying attention, following instructions, and inhibiting inappropriate action, on their emergent literacy, math skills, and vocabulary, based on a…
Blasco Patricia Mulhearn, Falco Ruth A., Munson Leslie J., Fall 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of an action research project designed to foster collaboration between parents and teachers when teaching self-determination skills to young children
Ingersoll Brooke, Dvortcsak Anna, Fall 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of a program to train the parents of autistic children to maintain the social development gains made by their children in Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) classrooms, and a study of parental and teacher satisfaction with the…
Rocha Mariana S., August, 2004
Reports & Papers
Children who do not develop appropriate social skills during early childhood are at-risk for later social adjustment problems. Measures that can be used on an ongoing basis to monitor the growth and development of social skills are needed to ensure…
United States. Head Start Bureau, 2003
Reports & Papers
A report highlighting how 10 Early Head Start programs respond to the mental health needs of infants, toddlers, and their families
Perez Sandra Vargas, 2001
Reports & Papers
An examination of the reliability and validity of three assessment strategies (interview, direct observations, brief analog functional analysis) used with young Head Start children demonstrating challenging behaviors