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Hatton Candace M., 2004
Reports & Papers
A survey-based study of licensed child care providers' knowledge of and compliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics' ''Back to Sleep'' recommendations, and an investigation into the primary sleep position they utilize for infants and reasons…
Gaines Sherry K., Leary Janie M., 2004
Other
Peer Reviewed
Many of America's youngest children are enrolled in child care and parents expect their child care providers to be prepared to handle emergencies. Emergency preparedness in child care is complex, complicated further by threats of public health…
Moon Rachel Y., Oden Rosalind P., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study attempting to determine whether an educational program for child care providers regarding sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and safe sleep environment is effective in 1) providing basic information and understanding regarding SIDS risk…
Moon Rachel Y., Biliter Wendy M., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation into the influence of the infant sleeping recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on the sleeping policies of child care centers, based on a survey of 172 child care centers in metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Cole Patricia S., 2000
Reports & Papers
A report of a collaborative project between agencies and organizations involved in child care issues that affect the health, safety and age-appropriateness of out-of-home child care environments for all children in Indiana
Kotch Jonathan, Guthrie Christine, 1998
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact of an Even Start playground improvement grant on child care playground hazards, focusing on playground safety assessments, planning and evaluation, quality enhancements, such as fencing and surfacing, and safety programs
Gershon Naomi B., Moon Rachel Y., 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of child care center practices and knowledge of the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations regarding infant sleep position
Wills Karen E., Tanz Robert R., Christoffel Katherine K., Schofer Joseph L., Lavigne John V., Donovan Mark, Kalangis Kristin, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the Chicago Children?s Supervision Taxonomy direct supervision intervention in urban childhood pedestrian injuries
Fisher Celia B., 1995
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the American Psychological Association's (1992) Ethics Code to the activities of psychologists engaged in child sexual abuse validations
Lie Letty, Runyan Carol, W., Petridou Eleni, Chang Albert, December, 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of injury prevention standards for child care centers in the United States and Europe, and an overview of the content of and adherence to the 1992 standards published by the American Public Health Association/American Academy of…
Giebink G. Scott, Chang Albert, Koch Pauline D., Murray Dennis L., Gonzalez Gail D., December, 1994
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of research on the care of mildly ill children in the child care setting, and an overview of the 1992 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) joint guidelines and Michigan's regulations for…
Alkon Abbey, Kaiser Pamela, Tschann Jeanne M., Chesney Margaret, Boyce W. Thomas, 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the distribution, severity and causal factors of minor and major injuries in preschool children
Aronson Susan S., Aiken Leona S., February, 1980
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of a health and safety advocacy training program for child workers that examines participant health knowledge and health advocacy opinions and program compliance with health and safety standards pre- and post-training, based on data…
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. National Research Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, n.d.
Other
Stepping Stones (SS) is the collection of selected CFOC standards which, when put into practice, are most likely to prevent serious adverse outcomes in child care and early education settings. Adverse outcomes are defined as harm resulting from…
Currie Janet, Hotz V. Joseph, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An inquiry into the correlation between provider education, child care regulations, and the safety of children in child care programs