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Addressing disruptive behaviors in the preschool classroom: An adaptation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for Head Start teachers
Collett, Brent R., 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Utah State University, Logan

A study describing the development, implementation, and evaluation of an early intervention program designed to improve teaching strategies and practices for Head Start children with behavioral problems

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Are we leaving them behind?: The case for helping childcare providers and parents address behavioral problems in very young children
Jewish Healthcare Foundation, 2002
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, School of Education, Office of Child Development.

A study of the status of behavioral health services available to children from birth to age five in early care and education settings in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Child care expulsion risk: Relationship of child characteristics and type of care setting, to behavior in child care
Lucas, Heather, 2002
Unpublished master's thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing

A Masterís thesis on the relationship between child characteristics and type of child care setting to expulsion risk derived from data collected in a Midwestern community

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Child care is rich in routines
Butterfield, Perry M., 2002
Zero to Three, 22(4), 29-32

A brief exploration of the importance of routines in child care in facilitating childrenís development

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A curriculum-based approach for social-cognitive skills training: An intervention targeting aggression in Head Start preschoolers
Carpenter, Erika M., 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Maine, Orono

An evaluation of the effectiveness of a puppet-facilitated early intervention program designed to target aggression in Head Start preschoolers by teaching basic individual social-cognitive skills

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Development and validation of the preschool learning behaviors scale
McDermott, Paul, 2002
Psychology in the Schools, 39(4), 353-365

A discussion of the validation of the Preschool Learning Behaviors Scale (PLBS) for use with children aged 3 to 5- Ĺ years, three samples were used; a normative sample used for use in scale development and calibration; a national validation sample for assessing construct invariance and divergent validity; and a local Head Start sample used for retest and interobserver reliability and validity

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Early behavioral attributes and teachers' sensitivity as predictors of competent behavior in the kindergarten classroom
Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E., November-December 2002
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 23(4), 451-470

An examination of the relations among kindergarten children's social boldness and wariness and their behaviors in the classroom as well as the relationship between kindergarten teachers' sensitivity and children's behavior

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Early intervention, positive behavior support, and transition to school
Fox, Lise, 2002
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 10(3), 149-157

A discussion of the effectiveness of early intervention and positive behavior support in preventing behavior problems, facilitating transition to school, and promoting school readiness in young children with special needs.

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An eco-behavioral approach to examining the contextual effects of early childhood classrooms
Kontos, Susan, 2002
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 17(2), 239-258

A study of the association between both child and classroom characteristics and children's interactions with both objects and peers, based on observations of a random selection of 225 Hawaiian young children

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Emotions matter: Making the case for the role of young children's emotional development for early school readiness
Raver, C. Cybele, 2002
Social Policy Report, 16(3)

A report considering the important of emotional development for school readiness and reviewing research on the effectiveness of interventions at affecting emotional adjustment in preschool

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Examining the contribution of temperament and motivation characteristics to attention regulation in preschoolers from Head Start
Chang, Florence, 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

An analysis of how individual children's temperament and motivation affect their attention abilities using a sample from a Head Start center

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Fathers and father figures of Head Start children: A study of the effects of involvement on children's socioemotional development
Gorvine, Benjamin J., 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

An examination of father involvement in the Head Start program, focusing on predictors of father involvement and the effects of involvement on Head Start children's socioemotional development

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Fathers' child care and children's behavior problems: A longitudinal study
Aldous, Joan, 2002
Journal of Family Issues, 23(5), 624-647

A study of the influence of father care on child behavioral problem outcomes, based on a longitudinal study of 600 white, non-Hispanic, two-parent families from the National Survey of Families and Households

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Head Start children at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders: An examination of personal and programmatic characteristics
Abbott, Dana H., 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, State University of New York at Albany

An examination of the screening procedures used to identify emotional behavioral disorders in Head Start children, comparing the results of a developmental screening instrument with results of a generic screening tool; intervention procedures after diagnosis were also examined

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The home-daycare link: Mapping children's new world order
Shpancer, Noam, 2002
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 17(3), 374-392

A review of the literature on the interaction between home and child care environments, focusing on the reciprocal influence between children's experiences in each environment, the continuity across environments, children's adaptation to each context, and the relation between parents and caregivers.

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Humorous bodies and humorous minds: Humor within the social context of an infant child care setting
Loizou, Eleni, 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Columbia University, New York

A study of six 1 to 2 year old children demonstrating an ability to produce and appreciate humor in a group setting, focusing on both group behaviors and individual differences

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Identifying and promoting social competence with African American preschool children: Developmental and contextual considerations
Mendez, Julia, 2002
Psychology in the Schools, 39(1), 111-123

A study assessing temperament, language, self-regulation, and peer play, in a sample of 139 low-income African American children attending Head Start

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The impact of child care on gender role development and gender stereotypes
Chick, Kay, 2002
Early Childhood Education Journal, 29(3), 149-154

An examination of the relationship between interactions occurring in childcare settings between children, caregivers, peers and their child care environment and the gender socialization of children

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The influences of dimensions of teacher and mother responsiveness on children's social outcomes at 24 and 36 months: A comparison of dyadic and group environments
Cranor, Angela, 2002
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

A study designed to examine specific dimensions of teacher and mother responsiveness that are strongly associated with social outcomes for 399 toddlers at 24 and 462 children 36 months of age within a either family or center based childcare setting

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The Little Hulton Project: A pilot child clinical psychology service for pre-school children and their families
White, Caroline, February 2002
Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 7(1), 10-15

An overview of a community-based early intervention program for preschool children with behavioral and emotional problems and their families and an evaluation of the effectiveness of the program

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Maternal sensitivity and child wariness in the transition to kindergarten
Early, Diane Marie, October-December 2002
Parenting: Science and Practice, 2(4), 355-377

An examination of the association between maternal sensitivity and young children's wariness during their transition to kindergarten, based on data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care

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National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies
United States. Department of Health and Human Services, 2002
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NATIONAL EVALUATION OF WELFARE-TO-WORK STRATEGIES [Data files and documentation on CD-ROM]. New York, NY: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation [Producer]. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, Research Data Center [Distributor]. (no longer accessible as of 2/9/2012)

A controlled random assignment longitudinal study of the effectiveness of welfare-to-work programs collecting data on child care and child well-being.

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Quantity counts: Amount of child care and children's socioemotional development
Belsky, Jay, 2002
Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 23(3), 167-170

A commentary on findings from the Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care about the effects of the quantity of nonmaternal care on child behavioral outcomes.

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Ready to enter: What research tells policymakers about strategies to promote social and emotional school readiness among three- and four-year-old children
Raver, C. Cybele, 2002
(Promoting the Emotional Well-Being of Children and Families Policy Paper No. 3). New York: Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty.

An exploration of emerging research on the efficacy of preventive and early interventions addressing the needs of young children at risk for poor social, emotional, and behavioral development, and discussion of the kinds of research-based education and care interventions considered to be most effective

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The relation between pre-school teachers' classroom experiences and their perceived control over child behavior
Hammarberg, Annie, 2002
Early Child Development and Care, 172(6), 625-634

A study of 40 preschool teachersí perceived control over child behavior based on a sample of 22 rural, suburban, and urban preparatory classrooms for 6 year olds in Sweden

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