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Blankemeyer Maureen, Culp Rex E., Hubbs-Tait Laura, Culp Anne M., May 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the development of the Preschool Taxonomy of Problem Solutions (PTOPS), designed to measure preschool children's social competences across different social settings and an evaluation of the psychometric properties of the PTOPS
Carpenter Erika M., 2002
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the effectiveness of a puppet-facilitated early intervention program designed to target aggression in Head Start preschoolers by teaching basic individual social-cognitive skills
Collett Brent R., 2002
Reports & Papers
A study describing the development, implementation, and evaluation of an early intervention program designed to improve teaching strategies and practices for Head Start children with behavioral problems
Raver C. Cybele, 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A report considering the important of emotional development for school readiness and reviewing research on the effectiveness of interventions at affecting emotional adjustment in preschool
Borg Amy, Irwin Martha, 2002
Other
A study of the emotional well-being of children, families and staff in Head Start and other early childhood programs as it relates to refining practices and systems in the area of mental health
Thorman Abigail E., 2002
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the impact of a 36-week classroom intervention on Head Start children's racial attitudes
Smith Nanette, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the implementation and outcomes of a program aimed at promoting socioemotional development to help preschool children with the transition to the school playground, based on a sample of 19 4-year-olds from one school in the United…
Raver C. Cybele, Knitzer Jane, 2002
Other
An exploration of emerging research on the efficacy of preventive and early interventions addressing the needs of young children at risk for poor social, emotional, and behavioral development, and discussion of the kinds of research-based education…
Gonzalez Monica M., January 2001
Reports & Papers
A study of the degree to which multiracial awareness is present among first graders who have been exposed to an anti-bias curriculum
Gillespie Catherine W., Chick Angela, 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A study of conflict resolution and social competence in a Head Start classroom, which advocated a ?Fussbusters Program? strategy where peers mediate and discuss a specific dispute
Bryant Donna M., Kupersmidt Janis, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The focus of this project is on intervention research to promote preschoolers' social behavior and emotional development, one of the five developmental domains important for children's social competence and school readiness (National Educational…
Walker Hill M., Feil Edward G., Golly Annemieke, Severson Herbert H., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This proposed work is focused on social-emotional competence, which is an important determinant of school readiness. School readiness, in turn, sets the stage for school success and fosters attachment, bonding and engagement with the schooling…
Marvin Robert S., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project extends the work of a previous Head Start-University Partnership grant by developing an extensive manual for a brief, small group intervention protocol, the Circle of Security (COS). The COS is a 20-week intervention focusing on…
Webster-Stratton Carolyn, Reid M. Jamila, Hammond Mary A., 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A randomized study of the effectiveness of Incredible Years Parent and Teacher Training programs, used within Head Start programs, in reducing risk factors leading to delinquency
Donahue Paul J., 2001
Other
An investigation into the links between children?s mental health and their social and emotional development, and the proposal of a model for the collaboration of preschools and mental health providers