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Diamond-Berry Kimberly, Ezeh Nkechy, September, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative (ELNC) began as a year-long initiative to support early learning for very young children and families. The program has grown into a self-sustaining, nonprofit, place-based organization committed to improving…
Grindal Todd, Bowne Jocelyn, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Schindler Holly S., Duncan Greg J., Magnuson Katherine A., Shonkoff Jack P., November, 2016
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
Many early childhood education (ECE) programs seek to enhance parents' capacities to support their children's development. Using a meta-analytic database of 46 studies of ECE programs that served children age three to five-years-old, we examine the…
Graziano Paulo A., Hart Katie C., October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The current study evaluated the initial efficacy of three intervention programs aimed at improving school readiness in preschool children with externalizing behavior problems (EBP). Participants for this study included 45 preschool children (76%…
Reynolds Arthur J., Richardson Brandt A., Hayakawa Cathy Momoko, Englund Michelle M., Ou Suh-Ruu, July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the impacts of the expansion of an evidence-based full- and part-day early childhood development program on multiple indicators of school readiness, attendance, and parental involvement for a large cohort of low-income…

Perry Deborah F., Conners-Burrow Nicola A., February, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The science of early childhood adversity has advanced in recent years, documenting long-term consequences of exposure to traumatic events and toxic stress for health and development. Sequelae of toxic stress exposure can be mitigated by the…
McKelvey Lorraine, Schiffman Rachel F., Brophy-Herb Holly, Bocknek Erika London, Fitzgerald Hiram, Reischl Thomas M., Hawver Marshelle, Cunningham-DeLuca Mary, July/August 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Infant Mental Health based interventions aim to promote the healthy development of infants and toddlers through promoting healthy family functioning to foster supportive relationships between the young child and his or her important caregivers. This…
Hall James, Eisenstadt Naomi, Sylva Kathy, Smith Teresa, Sammons Pam, Smith George, Evangelou Maria, Goff Jenny, Tanner Emily, Agur Maya, Hussey David, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper presents a review of the family services that were offered by a sample of 121 English Sure Start Children's Centres in 2011 and 2012. Children's Centres are community based facilities that aim to improve outcomes for at-risk families and…
Manz Patricia Holliday, Gernhart Amanda L., Bracaliello Catherine, Pressimone Vanessa J., Eisenberg Rachel A., September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Salient early intervention approaches for children below the age of 3 years, such as home visiting, seek to strengthen the pivotal role that parents play in fostering their young children's early learning. Yet, measures that identify and monitor the…
Moody-Thomas Sarah, Sparks Michael, Hamasaka Laura, Ross-Viles Sarah, Bullock Amber, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. Remarkably, more than nine million preschool-aged children are exposed to secondhand smoke, resulting in increased rates of morbidity and mortality…
Booth Ailbhe, Munsell Eylin Palamaro, Doyle Orla, January, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the factors influencing participant engagement in a home visiting program. Specifically, it explored the relationship between dosage and the constituent components of psychological resources: mental health, mastery, and cognitive…
Wong Sandie, Sumsion Jennifer, December, 2013
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
This article reports on the findings of a thematic review of research literature about integrated early years services (IEYS) [1995-2012]. Four themes are discussed: broad support for IEYS; critiques of claims about IEYS; a focus on inter-…
Pfannenstiel Judy C., Lente-Jojola Debbie, August, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of Family and Child Education (FACE) program participation on children's academic activities prior to entering school, their out-of-school learning environments, and their academic skills in kindergarten, based on data…
Woolfson Lisa, Durkin Kevin, King Julia, March 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of a preschool intervention's effect on disadvantaged parents' expectations of their children, perception of their role as parents, and parental redefinition, based on the perceptions of 88 intervention parent participants, a comparison…
Roach Mary A., Kim Yae Bin, O'Connor Cailin, Laurion Joan, September 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the perceptions of early childhood programs on their participation in the the Strengthening Families through Early Care and Education statewide initiative and their role in the improvement of families' and children's outcomes…
McCart Amy, Wolf Nikki, Sweeney Holly M., Choi Jeong Hoon, April 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the implementation of a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) to promote the use of Positive Behavior Support (PBS) by families with young children, and a study of the feasibility of such an intervention system