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Classen Audra I., Horn Eva M., Palmer Susan B., September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Limited research has focused on the unique needs of military families and their preschool-age children and even less work focused on military families whose preschool children have special needs or disabilities. Researchers implemented a multicase…
Mazurek Anne P., McQuiniff James L., Gonzalez Hector L., June, 2015
Reports & Papers
The Navy currently provides child care for 24,005 children within Navy Regions Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Naval District Washington. With ongoing concerns relating to the federal budget, we endeavored to see whether a policy change in regards to…
Tsai Jack, David Daryn H., Edens Ellen L., Crutchfield Audra, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care and parenting needs of adults with mental illness are of growing concern, especially among those seeking Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health services. One area of interest concerns the possible benefits that on-site child…
United States. Government Accountability Office, 16 January, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of United States Department of Defense child care policies for serving children with special needs, based on a review of documents and interviews with key informants
United States. Government Accountability Office, February, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of out-of-pocket child care expenses of military families who use U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) subsidized child care and of barriers to accessing military child care, based on an analysis of 338 families' expenses, key stakeholder…
Chandra Anita, Lara-Cinisomo Sandraluz, Burns Rachel M., Griffin Beth Ann, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Operation Purple, a free summer camp program for military children who experience parental deployment, that examines curriculum implementation and participant outcomes related to communicating feelings about deployment-related…
Bird Candace Maria Edmonds, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of staff perceptions of a Developmental Training Model based on historical documents and interviews with 16 key stakeholders at 4 Air Force bases
Zellman Gail L., Moini Joy S., Suttorp Marika, Gates Susan M., April 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description and discussion of policy objectives of the military child care system and a summary of survey results that clarify the degree to which the Department of Defense meets its child care goals from 1,137 respondents of a survey of active-…
Karen Jerome L., 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership style in 203 Department of Defense Children and Youth Program Managers early childhood professionals
Ackerman Debra J., September, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the benefits of a continuity of care (COC) in a military child care context in which caregivers care for the same children from birth to age two, an examination of the approach to caregiver professional development used in this context,…
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, January, 2007
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of a joint Air Force-National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies initiative to increase the supply of high-quality family child care in civilian communities near Air Force bases by implementing the Air Force model…
Moini Joy S., Zellman Gail L., Gates Susan M., 2006
Reports & Papers
A study assessing the ability of the U.S. Department of Defense's formula for calculating child care demand to meet the actual child care needs of military families, based on a survey of families of active-duty military members
Gates Susan M., Zellman Gail L., Moini Joy S., Suttorp Marika, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study of the child care choices and unmet child care needs of military families, based on a survey of families of active-duty military members
Pomper Kate, Blank Helen, Campbell Nancy D., Schulman Karen, 2005
Reports & Papers
Highlights from a 2004 follow-up study on the military?s systematic approach to quality child care by the National Women?s Law Center
Schwarz Rona L., Swan Rachelle, MacDermid Shelley M., 2005
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the earnings of workers in military Child Development Centers to the earnings of their civilian counterparts working in child care centers