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Meyer Lori E., March 30 2021
Executive Summary

The Early MTSS-123 Project was developed “to implement and pilot the Early Care and Learning Practice Improvement Support Team and to provide the State with a 3-year plan to scale-up the pilot.” Major activities of this project included: Piloting…

Leopold Ellen, Zordan Edgarda, Infurna Charles J., Strano Lauri, August, 2018
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a report of the outcomes of the RECAP behavioral interventions at preschools in Rochester, New York
Bierman Karen L., Greenberg Mark T., Abenavoli Rachel, May, 2017
Executive Summary
This brief summarizes what is known about effective preschool social-emotional learning (SEL) programs and practices based on high-quality, rigorous research studies that utilized randomized controlled designs. These studies demonstrate that…
Hsueh JoAnn, Lowenstein Amy E., Morris Pamela A., Mattera Shira K., Bangser Michael, December, 2014
Executive Summary
This report presents exploratory impact findings for 3-year-olds from the Head Start CARES demonstration, a large-scale randomized controlled trial implemented in Head Start centers for one academic year across the country. The goal was to test the…
Morris Pamela A., Mattera Shira K., Castells Nina, Bangser Michael, Bierman Karen L., Raver C. Cybele, June, 2014
Executive Summary
The Head Start CARES (Classroom-based Approaches and Resources for Emotion and Social skill promotion) demonstration tests three distinct approaches to enhancing children's social-emotional development on a large scale within the Head Start system…
Fishman Mike, Wille Jessica, June, 2014
Executive Summary
The early twenty-first century has seen increased attention to developing young children's social-emotional skills and competencies in preschool programs, including Head Start -- the largest federally funded early-childhood education program in the…
Mattera Shira K., Lloyd Chrishana M., Fishman Mike, Bangser Michael, December, 2013
Executive Summary
Head Start, which is the largest federally funded early childhood education program in the United States, aims to increase school readiness among low-income children from birth to age five years by boosting their cognitive, social, and emotional…
O'Hare Liam, Kerr Karen, Biggart Andy, Connolly Paul, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an impact and process evaluation of Mate-Tricks, an after school socioemotional development program for 9- and 10-year-old children in Ireland, that examines program effects on children's pro- and anti-social behavior outcomes, as well…
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…
Van Egeren Laurie A., Kirk Rosalind, Brophy-Herb Holly, Carlson John S., Tableman Betty, Bender Stacy L., March, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Child Care Expulsion Prevention, a Michigan early childhood mental health consultation program, that examines child, family, and child care provider and program outcomes, and fidelity of the consultation process, based…
Maestas Nicole, Gaillot Sarah, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of an outcome evaluation of Success for Kids (SFK), an after school program that focuses on resilience-building through accessing inner resources and building connections with others, based on comparisons of behavioral and self-perception…
Lloyd Chrishana M., Bangser Michael, December, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the impact of the implementation of the Foundations of Learning (FOL) program, a teacher-oriented classroom management intervention for preschool teachers that includes in-class clinical consultations, on teachers?…
Duran Frances, Hepburn Kathy Seitzinger, Irvine Marisa, Kaufmann Roxane K., Anthony Bruno J., Horen Neal, Perry Deborah F., August 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the components of effective early childhood mental health consultation programs, based on case studies of 6 programs, an online scan of all state early childhood mental health consultation activities, and a meeting of experts
Connolly Paul, March 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an overview of armed conflict in Northern Ireland, the relationship of ethnic divisions to children's development, and attempts to develop early childhood interventions and programs to promote racial and ethnic diversity
Johnson Kay, Knitzer Jane, November, 2005
Executive Summary
A summary of a discussion of fiscal strategies to promote the emotional health of families and young children, highlighting opportunities for policymakers and describing effective social programs