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McCoy Kelsey, Hansen David J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Overall, the proposed study seeks to identify whether the presence and number of familial risk factors predict rates of change in social and emotional skills over the program year and how classroom characteristics may act to buffer or enhance…

Morales Holly, Suralta Brittany, Hirshberg Diane, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
ICOR will create professional development (PD) aimed at strengthening culturally responsive practice among two cohorts of educators providing Early Head Start services to low income Alaska Native/American Indian families in Anchorage. A set of…
Morales Holly, Suralta Brittany, Vadapalli Diwaker, Weinfurter William, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc. (CITC), is a tribal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agency. CITC's Employment and Training Services Department (ETSD) operates both the CCDF and Tribal TANF programs in Anchorage, Alaska. These services…
Daneri M. Paula, Blair Clancy, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project seeks to examine the parenting practices in toddlerhood and teaching practices in preschool that support the development of low-income Latino children's self-regulation. Despite broad consensus in the literature that self-regulation…
Sarche Michelle C., Whitesell Nancy Rumbaugh, Barnes-Najor Jessica, Ayoub Catherine, Sparrow Joshua, Barlow Allison, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Tribal Early Childhood Research Center (TRC) is a partnership between researchers and American Indian and Alaska Native communities, programs, and practitioners to advance our understanding of young children's development within the context of…
Henderson Davis E., Restrepo M. Adelaida, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Navajo Head Start children are more likely to be referred for language assessments and be over-identified with language disorders at higher rates (70%) than the main stream children (7%). There are no measures available to evaluate Navajo Head Start…
Malone Lizabeth M., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The American Indian and Alaska Native Early Childhood Needs Assessment Project (AI/AN EC Needs Assessment) seeks to lay the foundation for understanding the need for early childhood services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The…
Malone Lizabeth M., Aikens Nikki, Tarullo Louisa B., Bernstein Sara, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Beginning in 2015, the American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AI/AN FACES) is focused on Region XI, or programs operated by federally recognized tribes. AI/AN FACES 2019 is the second iteration of this…
Guzman Lina, Lopez Michael, Wildsmith Elizabeth, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families leads and supports interdisciplinary research on the needs of Hispanic populations served by ACF and promising approaches to promote social and economic well-being among low-income…
Sarche Michelle C., Boyd Misty, 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus in partnership with a tribal Early Head Start and behavioral health program will evaluate Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Intervention (PCIT) and the Emotional Availability Caregiver Intervention…
Greenberg Ariela, Greenfield Daryl B., 2008
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Miami, as part of a larger study, will develop a direct assessment of preschool science which can be used to measure science content and process skills among preschoolers. The assessment will evaluate interventions in classrooms…
Chaudry Ajay, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project explores the ways in which low-income, vulnerable families choose child care. The goal is to identify the family characteristics and contextual factors that expand or limit child care choices. The three-year project takes place in…
Harden Brenda Jones, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Maryland will use the Early Head Start (EHS) dataset to determine the effects of EHS programs on African American male children. Specifically, the study has three aims: (a) to examine whether there are differences in EHS impact on…
Morrissey Taryn, Cochran Moncrieff M., Dunifon Rachel E., 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This ongoing study addresses examines relations between concurrent, multiple child care arrangements, or arrangement multiplicity, and young children's health. Specifically, a longitudinal, comprehensive dataset is used to relate changes in the…
Claessens Amy, Duncan Greg J., 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A systematic examination of the links between extent, type, and quality of child care and children's social-emotional and cognitive well-being, using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-kindergarten cohort (ECLS-K). The sample for this study…