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Hudley Cynthia, April 1999
Reports & Papers
A presentation of findings from the first round of an evaluation of the 4H Afterschool Activity Program that included an aggression reduction intervention called the BrainPower program, based on study of 50 children, aged 7 to 11, living in public…
Knitzer Jane, 1999
Other
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the mental health services of Head Start, focusing on participant children?s social and behavioral issues
Grubbs Paula R., Niemeyer Judith A., 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of strategies (peer-mediated, child-mediated, and teacher-mediated) used to promote social interactions of preschool children with special needs in child care centers
McCabe Lisa A., 1999
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Second Step program as a curriculum to decrease aggressive behaviors in preschoolers, focusing on teaching empathy, perspective taking, impulse control, and social problem solving skills, in four New York early childhood centers
Querido Jane Gumiran, 1999
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study examined the effect of Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) on Head Start families whose children were at risk for later conduct disorders. The study also served as a screen for behavior problems in Head Start children. Data was…
Szczepanski Margery, 1999
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of teacher modifications of environmental demands in the classroom to improve social skills and the effectiveness of coping in preschool children attending Head Start. The intervention…
Forness Steven R., Serna Loretta A., Kavale Kenneth A., Nielsen Elizabeth, 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the use of a self-determination curriculum in Head Start programs as an early mental health intervention to help young children cope with stress and conflict and aid in the development of problem-solving and decision making skills
Thorman Abigail E., 1998
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This research study assessed the perceptions of children who attended rural, suburban, and urban Head Start programs regarding race. A total of twelve classrooms (2 control and 2 experimental in each site) in three Head Start regions agreed to…
Kirmani Mubina Hassanali, Frieman Barry B., October 1997
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of two Indian folktales, illustrating how tales can be used in the classroom to teach primary and kindergarten age children from diverse cultural backgrounds to get along with others
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Head Start and other early childhood teachers report an increasing number of children with severe disruptive behavior in their classrooms. Some prevention and intervention studies with elementary-aged children show promising effects, but at the…
Walker Hill M., Feil Edward G., Severson Herbert H., Kaminski Ruth A., Sugai George M., 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
As our society confronts ever increasing social problems, such as violence, substance abuse, educational failure, and domestic disintegration, children's behavior problems grow in proportion. The social costs of anti-social behavior are well…
Kaiser Ann P., Foster E. Michael, Hancock Terry, 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The proposed research project focuses on early identification and intervention with children at risk for the development of conduct disorders. We focus on conduct disorder as a mental health problem among children enrolled in Head Start because: (1…
Finkelstein Neal W., 1982
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the child care program, Carolina Abecadarian Project, and its effective social development remedies on aggressive peer interactions
McCabe Lisa A., Frede Ellen, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a review of research on the relationship of children's participation in child care and early education, including curricula targeted at building social skills, and challenging behaviors
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning, n.d.
Other
An overview of early childhood mental health consultation and research examining its effectiveness