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Classen Audra I., Horn Eva M., Palmer Susan B., September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Limited research has focused on the unique needs of military families and their preschool-age children and even less work focused on military families whose preschool children have special needs or disabilities. Researchers implemented a multicase…
Floyd Latosha, Phillips Deborah A., Fall 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article, we describe the military's approach to providing high-quality, reliable, and affordable child care to military families as a means to promote combat readiness and retain personnel. We also discuss how the DoD is coping with the…
Tsai Jack, David Daryn H., Edens Ellen L., Crutchfield Audra, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care and parenting needs of adults with mental illness are of growing concern, especially among those seeking Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health services. One area of interest concerns the possible benefits that on-site child…
Stevens Carolyn S., May, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
Military families face challenges not found in other work environments. Shifting work schedules that are often longer than the typical 8-hour day, as well as the ever-present possibility of being deployed anywhere in the world on a moment's notice,…
Zellman Gail L., Moini Joy S., Suttorp Marika, Gates Susan M., April 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description and discussion of policy objectives of the military child care system and a summary of survey results that clarify the degree to which the Department of Defense meets its child care goals from 1,137 respondents of a survey of active-…
Ackerman Debra J., September, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the benefits of a continuity of care (COC) in a military child care context in which caregivers care for the same children from birth to age two, an examination of the approach to caregiver professional development used in this context,…
Yeary Julia, July 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of Operation Parenting Edge, a joint project of Marine Corps Community Services, Zero to Three, and Early Head Start designed to raise awareness and build the capacity of Early Head Start staff regarding strength, stress, and needs of…
Lucas M. A., 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of the military approach to providing a system of early education and care for families with young children
Campbell Nancy D., 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A review of the steps taken by the military to improve its child care system after the enactment of the Military Child Care Act of 1989.
Smith Linda K., Colker Laura J., 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of creating a national strategy to ensure high quality child care
Zellman Gail L., Johansen Anne, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of pressure put upon child care providers located on military installations to become accredited or certified
Zellman Gail L., Johansen Anne, 1995
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of whether child care services were meeting the needs of parents and military officials