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University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Medicine, Georgetown University. Center for Child and Human Development, CKD Communications, 31 October, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of early childhood mental health consultation in Maryland that examines consultant and program characteristics, services delivered, children's socioemotional outcomes, early childhood classroom environment outcomes, and stakeholder…
University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Medicine, Georgetown University. Center for Child and Human Development, CKD Communications, 31 October, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of early childhood mental health consultation in Maryland that examines consultant and program characteristics, services delivered, children's socioemotional outcomes, early childhood classroom environment outcomes, and…
South Dakota Head Start Association, October, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of dental care received by and dental health service accessibility for children in South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs with a focus on the 2010 program year
Mikkelsen Bent Egberg, October, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey of the relationships between the frequency of planned episodes of physical activity and both staff attitudes and internal policies on the topic of physical activity in preschools and kindergartens, based on the questionnaire responses of…
Milgrom Peter, Weinstein Philip, Morisset-Huebner Colleen, Graves Janessa, Tut Ohnmar, October, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the potential roles of Head Start in efforts to improve the oral and dental health of the population of disadvantaged young children in the United States
Lloyd-Williams Ffion, Bristow Katie, Capewell Simon, Mwatsama Modi, October, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of nutrition and food provision in early care and education settings to develop interventions to promote healthy eating in those settings, based on participant observation and interviews with 15 staff, 12 parents, and 12 children in 6 early…
Perry Deborah F., Deardorff Sarah, 30 September, 2011
Reports & Papers
The Department of Mental Health (DMH) recently completed the first year of implementing an evidence-informed mental health consultation project in 24 community based child development centers (CDCs). The Healthy Futures project is based largely upon…
Perry Deborah F., Deardorff Sarah, 30 September, 2011
Executive Summary
The Department of Mental Health (DMH) recently completed the first year of implementing an evidence-informed mental health consultation project in 24 community based child development centers (CDCs). The Healthy Futures project is based largely upon…
Henderson Kathryn E., Grode Gabrielle M., Middleton Ann E., Kenney Erica L., Falbe Jennifer, Schwartz Marlene B., September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of outsider observers' and center directors' ratings of nutrition and physical activity environments and policies in 200 Connecticut child care centers receiving Child and Adult Care Food Program subsidies
Larson Nicole, Ward Dianne Stanton, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Story Mary, September, 2011
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of literature published January 2000 through July 2010 on practices and policies on healthy eating and physical activity in center- and home-based child care environments in the United States
Van Horn Linda, September, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A special issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, focusing on the nutrition-related aspects of both healthy lifestyle and obesity prevention efforts in child care environments
Van Horn Linda, September, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
An introduction to a special issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, summarizing its articles on the nutrition-related aspects of both healthy lifestyles and obesity prevention in child care environments
Chinn Courtney Hugh, September/October 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between participation in the Columbia Head Start Oral Health Program and changes in Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) staff's oral health concerns, perceptions of enrollee oral health status, attitudes when…
Sigman-Grant Madeleine, Christiansen Elizabeth, Fernandez George, Fletcher Janice, Johnson Susan L., Branen Laurel J., Price Beth A., September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

A comparison of feeding practices between child care centers that did and did not receive funding and support from the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and an assessment of training factors that could account for differences among…

Patel Anisha I., Hampton Karla E., August, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of select policies related to drinking water access in schools and child care facilities, opportunities and practices to increase drinking water availability and consumption, and of funding opportunities for research, policy, and…