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Adolescents assuming adult roles: Factors associated with teens providing child care for younger siblings
Capizzano, Jeffrey, 2004
(JCPR Working Paper No. 353). Chicago: Joint Center for Poverty Research.

A study examining patterns of adolescent sibling child care usage by single- and two-parent families, using data from the 1996 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)

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The evolution of kinship care policy and practice
Geen, Rob, 2004
The Future of Children, 14(1), 130-149

A discussion of issues related to kinship foster care, including caregiver characteristics, payment and licensure, and caregiver support

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Family, friend and neighbor care: Promoting quality care and children's healthy development
Susman-Stillman, Amy R., 2004
Sacramento: First 5 California.

An overview of research regarding Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care (FFN) providing background information of FFN providers and parents, discussing the quality of FFN care, and exploring future implications for researchers and policy makers

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Family, friend and neighbor care: Promoting quality care and children's healthy development: Executive summary
Susman-Stillman, Amy R., 2004
Sacramento: First 5 California.

A summary of a review of research on family, friend and neighbor care (FFN), with a focus on California

Executive Summary


First 5 California Informal Child Caregiver Support Project: Focus groups and interviews report: Executive summary
Drake, Pamela M., June 2004
Sacramento: First 5 California.

A summary of a study of the support that family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers need and want in order to enhance children's development, based on focus groups with FFN caregivers and parents who use FFN child care

Executive Summary


First 5 California Informal Child Caregiver Support Project: Kit for New Parents focus groups with family, friend and neighbor caregivers: Executive summary
Drake, Pamela M., June 2004
Sacramento: First 5 California.

A summary of a study of family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers' responses to the Kit for New Parents, a parenting education kit, based on focus groups with FFN caregivers

Executive Summary


Grandma and grandpa taking care of the kids: Patterns of involvement
Guzman, Lina, 2004
(Research Brief No. 2004-17). Washington, DC: Child Trends.

A summary of the findings from two nationally representative data sets of grandparental child care that examines who provides care, what type and how much is provided, and the financial benefits of this care to the families involved

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More daughters in child care?: Child gender and the use of nonrelative child care arrangements
Heidemann, Bridget, 2004
Social Science Quarterly, 85(1), 154-168

An examination of the influence of child gender on parental child care choice, utilizing data from the 1990 National Child Care Survey (NCCS)

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Relative child care: Supporting the providers
Mitchell, Linda M., 2004
Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 18(2), 105-113

A summary of the results of the Relative Care Outreach Project, a collaborative effort of several Kansas-based child care resource and referral agencies, which offered relative care providers with information and training regarding quality care

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Supporting and training license-exempt child care providers: Recommendations and strategies for child care resource and referral programs
California Child Care Resource and Referral Network. Task Force on License-Exempt Child Care, 2004
San Francisco: California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

An overview of license-exempt child care in California, with recommendations for training providers and improving the quality of services provided

Reports & Papers


The use of relative care while parents work: Findings from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families
Snyder, Kathleen, 2004
(Discussion Papers No. 04-09). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

An investigation of the use of relative child care for children under the age of 13 years, utilizing data from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families

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The use of relative care while parents work: Findings from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families: Executive Summary
Snyder, Kathleen, 2004
(Discussion Papers No. 04-09). Washington, DC: Urban Institute.

Summary of an investigation of the use of relative child care for children under the age of 13 years, utilizing data from the 1999 National Survey of America's Families

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What we learned from focus groups and interviews throughout California
Drake, Pamela M., June 2004
Sacramento: First 5 California.

A study of the support that family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers need and want in order to enhance children's development, based on focus groups with FFN caregivers and parents who use FFN child care

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