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United States. Administration for Children and Families, December, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of mental health needs of Early Head Start children and families and program practices to support mental health
DeWein Mattieu, Miller L. Keith, August 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the influence of publicly posting a teacher engagement report on teachers? continuity in the implementation of behavioral intervention, based on observations of a teacher and a student with developmental delays during outdoor…
Pecaski McLennan Deanna Marie, April, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study describing the use of drama techniques to teach caring and other social skills in a kindergarten classroom
Ljung-Djarf Agneta, March 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of peer activity surrounding computer use in two Swedish preschools
Perry Deborah F., Dunne M. Claire, McFadden LaTanya, Campbell Doreen, February 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the expulsion rates and behavioral changes of young children with problem behaviors at child care sites where mental health professionals consult with staff on specific-child behavior management strategies, in a population of 192 young…
Maestas Nicole, Gaillot Sarah, 2008
Reports & Papers
An outcome evaluation of Spirituality for Kids (SFK), a nonreligious after school program that focuses on resilience-building through accessing inner resources and building connections with others, based on comparisons of behavioral and self-…
Brotman Laurie Miller, Kingston Sharon, Bat-Chava Yael, Caldwell Melissa B., Calzada Esther J., 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the training for early education teachers delivering the ParentCorps program, a family after school intervention designed to prevent child conduct problems
McCabe Lisa A., Frede Ellen, December, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
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
Hyatt Keith J., Filler John, Fall 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the social skills of preschool children engaged in art activities following an 8-day period of intervention in three inclusive classrooms: one using a social skills curriculum, one in which a teacher used verbal reinforcement in…
Waldman Hillary, 18 June, 2007
Other
An overview of Connecticut?s Early Childhood Consultation Partnership, a measurement of the effect of the child- and classroom-management advice of mental health professionals on the number of classroom behavior problems, and the quality of teacher-…
Gilliam Walter S., May, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of results from an evaluation of the effects of the Early Childhood Consultation Partnership (ECCP), a statewide system of early childhood mental health consultation (ECMHC) in Connecticut, on classroom quality and teacher-child…
Priest Cheryl, April 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A call for the need for young children?s character education, helping children work with others, care for others, verbalize feelings, support friends, show kindness, and exhibit other character skills and traits, and a description of Central…
Summers Susan Janko, Funk Kristin, Twombly Elizabeth, Waddell Misti, Squires Jane, March/April 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A qualitative description of the mentoring process and use of video in 5 home visiting programs assigning mentors with degrees in clinical social work or psychology to home visiting staff, based on interviews with staff, administrators, mentors, and…
Thompson Ross A., Raikes H. Abigail, 2007
Other
An examination of the relationship of social and emotional skills to academic success and the importance of relationships and social contexts in shaping social and emotional development
Morris Pamela A., 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Head Start CARES project is a large-scale group randomized trial of three evidence-based social emotional program enhancements within Head Start classrooms. The project includes an impact and implementation study of the following enhancements:…