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Ettridge Kerry A., Bowden Jacqueline A., Rayner Joanne M., Wilson Carlene J., February, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of characteristics of child care sites associated with the existence and implementation of sun protection policies and practices, based on the questionnaire responses of 1017 directors across Australia
Olympia Robert P., Brady Jodi, Kapoor Shawn, Mahmood Qasim, Way Emily, Avner Jeffrey R., April 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey of center evacuation plans, written plans for urgent medical care, availability of equipment and supplies, and the training of staff in first aid/cardiopulmonary resuscitation, based on 496 questionnaire responses from currently licensed…
Vale Susana, Silva Pedro, Santos Rute, Soares-Miranda Luisa, Mota Jorge, April, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of compliance with National Association for Sport and Physical Education guidelines and a comparison of the physical activity of boys and girls on weekends and weekdays, based on data from 245 young children aged 3.5- through 6-years-old, a…
Alkon Abbey, To Kim, Mackie Joanna F., Wolff Mimi, Bernzweig Jane, Jan/Feb 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of common and unique health and safety needs and concerns identified by director interviews, child record reviews, and observations of National Health and Safety (NHS) standards in licensed child care centers and family child care…
Eiserman William D., Shisler Lenore, Foust Terry, Buhrmann Jan, Winston Randi, White Karl R., July/September, 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the advantages, feasibility, and concerns associated with using otoacoustic emissions (OAE) equipment in early childhood settings to screen children for hearing related health conditions
Morrissey Taryn, Banghart Patti, April, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a review of research studies examining family child care (FCC), addressing questions of FCC definitions, providers, users, and quality
Gleason Katie A., Kwok Oi-man, Hughes Jan N., 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the effects of grade retention on children's academic competencies and peer acceptance, using a sample of 350 ethnically diverse and academically at-risk first graders in Texas
Moon Rachel Y., Kotch Lauren, Aird Laura, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the effectiveness of the Healthy Child Care America-Back to Sleep campaign in terms of how licensed child care centers and family child care homes have adapted state regulations for the infant sleep environments
Heschel Rhonda T., Crowley Angela A., Cohen Sally S., May 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of the creation of statues and regulation for the medication administration training of child care providers in the state of Connecticut
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., 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
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…