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Bartko W. Todd, Sparr Mariel, Filene Jill H., Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief provides an overview of the Improving Programs, Policies, and Services to Promote Healthy Development in Middle Childhood in Afterschool Settings Project (MCASP). It presents characteristics of the five study sites along with key…

Sparr Mariel, Cachat Patrice, Bartko W. Todd, Filene Jill H., Frazier Stacy L., February 2021
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This brief summarizes how five afterschool programs—representing diverse geographic regions, program settings, and served populations—view their roles and contributions to promoting young children’s SEBH. Findings were gathered through interviews…

James Bell Associates, 2021
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This summary presents the results of a literature review to identify afterschool programs serving children aged 6–12 that report positive outcomes in social-emotional, behavioral, or physical health. (author abstract)

Bierman Karen L., Greenberg Mark T., Abenavoli Rachel, May, 2017
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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…
Lawrence Sharmila, November, 2015
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Self-regulation refers to the ability to control one's emotions, behaviors, and cognitions. Self-regulation includes both emotional regulation skills (the ability to moderate emotions through cognitive and behavioral strategies) and executive…
Muhlhausen David B., 06 August, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In search of evidence that Head Start can be an effective program, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services initiated the Head Start CARES demonstration project. The Head Start CARES demonstration project tested three "evidence-based" social…
MDRC, April, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet describes a research project designed to identify the effects of three interventions on levels of children's social-emotional competence. Preschool PATHS (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies), the Incredible Years, and Tools…
Hsueh JoAnn, Lowenstein Amy E., Morris Pamela A., Mattera Shira K., Bangser Michael, December, 2014
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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
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The Head Start CARES demonstration evaluated the effects of three distinct classroom-based approaches to enhancing children's social-emotional development on a large scale. The Incredible Years Teacher Training Program focuses on teachers'…
Fishman Mike, Wille Jessica, June, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Supporting the development of young children's social-emotional skills and competencies in preschool programs, including Head Start, is increasingly viewed as important. At the same time, there has been greater recognition of the need to adapt…

Mattera Shira K., Lloyd Chrishana M., Fishman Mike, Bangser Michael, December, 2013
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To help address this gap, the Head Start CARES demonstration evaluated the implementation and impacts of three interventions that included classroom-based social-emotional strategies, along with professional development (teacher training and…
University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Medicine, Georgetown University. Center for Child and Human Development, February, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from an evaluation of early childhood mental health consultation in Maryland that examine services delivered, early childhood classroom environment outcomes, and children's socioemotional outcomes
Durlak Joseph A., Weissberg Roger P., 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a meta-analysis of research on after school programs that seek to enhance the personal and social skills of children and adolescents, based on 75 evaluations and 69 different programs that serve children 5- through 18-years-old
Childhood Development Initiative, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from 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, February, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from an evaluation of early childhood mental health consultation in Maryland that examine services delivered, early childhood classroom environment outcomes, and children's socioemotional outcomes