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Green Beth L., Ayoub Catherine, Bartlett Jessica Dym, Furrer Carrie Jean, Chazan-Cohen Rachel, Buttitta Katherine, Von Ende Adam, Koepp Andrew, Regalbuto Eric, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
While there is growing evidence that early childhood prevention programs can have positive outcomes for children and families, research has tended to focus on short-term outcomes, with fewer studies of long-term benefits. In addition, evaluations of…
Ingoldsby Erin M., Morrison Colleen, Ruben Joelle, Melz Heidi, Cairone Karen, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
This special topic paper outlines the rationale for using and supporting logic models grounded in theories of change to help build the TI evidence base. It draws from information gleaned from our research summary, program scan, key informant…
Ingoldsby Erin M., Morrison Colleen, Ruben Joelle, Melz Heidi, Cairone Karen, August, 2020
Executive Summary
This special topic paper presents key findings on the use of theories of change and logic models in TI initiatives gleaned from the following project activities: - A research summary of TI systems-level initiatives - A program scan featuring…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and using safe sleeping practices. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on…
Alazri Zeinab, Hanna Kathleen M., May, 2020
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
Purpose: Although school personnel are in a good position to identify cases of abuse and neglect, they may fail to report these cases. This failure may leave victims to suffer the negative effects of abuse and neglect and deprives them of possible…
Kapp Karl M., Dore Sarah, Fiene Richard, Grable Breanna, Panlilio Carlo, Hamm Robert M., Yang Chengwu, Lehman Erik B., Mincemoyer Claudia, Verdiglione Nicole, Levi Benjamin H. (Benjamin Horowitz), April, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article delineates the theory and framework for an innovative child abuse training program for mandated reporters called 'iLookOut'. iLookOut is an online learning delivery system that utilizes mastery learning and self-determination theory in…
Dichter Harriet, Ruprecht Karen, Tomlin Angela M., March, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Children of incarcerated parents may face an increased risk for developmental and behavioral problems. Early care and education can play a positive role in addressing these risks and providing positive support. However, these children are largely…
U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Kids In Danger, August, 2019
Reports & Papers
Between June 20th and July 10th, U.S. PIRG and Kids In Danger (KID) contacted more than 600 child care facilities through email and phone about whether they were using the recalled sleepers in their child care facility. One in 10 of the 376 survey…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, July, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This publication follows up the research brief recently released by the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) entitled "Adverse Childhood Experiences and the School-Age Population: Implications for Child Care Policy and Out-of…
Grossman Elyse R., McDonald Eileen M., Gielen Andrea Carlson, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, July, 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
Unintentional injuries are currently the leading cause of death among US children older than one. As many children spend significant time in non-parental child care, these injuries often occur outside of the home. This study examined US state early…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and using safe…
Levi Benjamin H. (Benjamin Horowitz), Crowell Kathryn, Walsh Kerryann, Dellasega Cheryl, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Childcare providers are often "first responders" for suspected child abuse, and how they understand the concept of "reasonable suspicion" will influence their decisions regarding which warning signs warrant reporting. Objective The purpose of this…
Dinehart Laura H. B., Kenny Maureen C., October-December 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study sought to assess child abuse knowledge and reporting practices of a diverse sample of early care and education (ECE) practitioners. One hundred and thirty-seven practitioners in the state of Florida completed the Early Childhood Educators…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, August, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet examines federal requirements and standards pertaining to safe sleep practices for all providers that receive payment from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). Examples are provided from several states that already have…
Stagner Matthew, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In September 2015, the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in collaboration with the Children's Bureau awarded a contract to Mathematica Policy Research to carry out the Design Options for Understanding Child Maltreatment Incidence.…