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Assessing quality in family, friend and neighbor care: The Child Care Assessment Tool for Relatives
Porter, Toni, 2006
New York: Bank Street College of Education, Institute for a Child Care Continuum. (No longer accessible as of October 10, 2012).

A paper describing the Child Care Assessment Tool for Relatives, an instrument designed to measure quality of child care provided by relatives, in terms of its development and the results of a field test where it was used with low income relative caregivers

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A closer look at kith and kin care: Exploring variability of quality within family, friend and neighbor care
Shivers, Eva Marie, 2006
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 27(5), 411-426

An examination of the variations of quality among different characteristics (professional development background, provider sensitivity, child care setting) of family, friend, and neighbor child care providers and an investigation of how these characteristics vary by provider ethnicity

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The Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project: How Early Head Start programs are reaching out to kith and kin caregivers: Appendixes
Paulsell, Diane, 2006
Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research.

A supplement to the Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project report containing details on the agencies studied and protocols used

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The Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project: How Early Head Start programs are reaching out to kith and kin caregivers: Final interim report
Paulsell, Diane, 2006
Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research.

A preliminary descriptive evaluation of the Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project, analyzing participant characteristics and program design as they affect the extension of home visitation services to relatives and non-relatives caring for infants and toddlers enrolled in home-based Early Head Start programs

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The Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project: How Early Head Start programs are reaching out to kith and kin caregivers: Final interim report [Executive Summary]
Paulsell, Diane, 2006
Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research.

A summary of a preliminary descriptive evaluation of the Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project, examining participant characteristics and program design as they affect the extension of home visitation services to relatives and non-relatives caring for infants and toddlers enrolled in home-based Early Head Start programs

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Family, friend, and neighbor care best practices: A report to Ready 4 K: How culturally diverse families teach their children to succeed and how early education systems can learn from them: Condensed report
Ready 4 K, November, 2006
St. Paul, MN: Ready 4 K.

An abridged description of informal care and early education practices of African-American, Hmong, Latino, Mille Lacs/Ojibwe, and Somali communities in Minnesota, and an analysis of the relationship between the caregiving practices in these communities and the skills and abilities guidelines expressed in Minnesota’s Early Learning Standards

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Family, friend and neighbor caregivers: Results of the 2004 Minnesota statewide household child care survey
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, 2006
St. Paul, MN: Wilder Research Center.

Results of a statewide telephone survey of the characteristics of family, friend and neighbor caregivers in Minnesota, including group sizes, quality of care, cost, caregiver training and experience, and problems in providing care

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Family, friend and neighbor care supply and demand: Fundamental facts from the 2004 Minnesota child care survey
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, 2006
(DHS-4823). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Human Services.

A fact sheet exploring the supply of family, friend and neighbor (FFN) care by providers and the demand of FFN care by families

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Family, friend, and neighbor child caregivers: Results of a statewide study to determine needs and desires for support
Drake, Pamela M., 2006
Early Childhood Education Journal, 33(4), 239-244

A description of the results of a study designed to examine the support needs of family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) caregivers in California, focusing on the need for licensing, informational materials, education and training, and supportive agencies

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Family, friend and neighbor child care providers in recent immigrant and refugee communities
Vang, Chia Y., February, 2006
(DHS-4518-ENG). St. Paul, MN: Minnesota, Department of Human Services.

An examination of child care practices, needs, and access in recent immigrant and refugee communities in Minnesota, based on focus groups conducted with family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) child care providers in their home languages

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Family, friend and neighbor child care providers in recent immigrant and refugee communities [Executive summary]
Vang, Chia Y., February, 2006
(DHS-4518-ENG). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Human Services.

A summary of an examination of child care practices, needs, and access in recent immigrant and refugee communities in Minnesota, based on focus groups conducted with family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) child care providers in their home languages

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Family, friends and neighbors caring for children through the Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program: A survey of caregivers and parents
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, 2006
St. Paul, MN: Wilder Research Center.

A study of family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) care in Minnesota, examining its use by families receiving child care subsidies, characteristics of registered FFN providers, and strategies for FFN outreach and support

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Grandparents' views on child care
Goodfellow, Joy, 2006
Every Child, 12(1), 8-9

A summary of Australian grandparents' views on informal and formal child care, drawn from a sample of grandparents who act as primary caregivers for their grandchildren on a regular basis

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Improving the quality of family, friend and neighbor care: Fundamental facts from the 2004 Minnesota child care survey
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, 2006
(DHS-4826). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Human Services.

A fact sheet summarizing a survey of family, friend and neighbor (FFN) child care providers, with suggestions to improve the quality of FFN services

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Lone parents and informal childcare: A tax credit childcare subsidy?
Skinner, Christine, 2006
Social Policy & Administration, 40(7), 807-823

An investigation of British single parents' preferences in terms of informal child care in order to determine the potential effectiveness of a policy designed to help subsidize informal child care

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Making the most of connections: Illinois license-exempt child care providers' use of information about early childhood education and care
Clark, Douglas P., 2006
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

A study of Illinois license-exempt child care providers' knowledge of available information about early childhood education and child care, based on interviews with providers

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Maternal grandmothers as child care providers for rural, low-income mothers: A unique child care arrangement
Reschke, Kathy L., 2006
Journal of Children & Poverty, 12(2), 159-174

An examination of the positive and challenging aspects of grandmothers providing child care for their grandchildren, investigating the experiences of the grandmothers as well as the effects on the sample of low income mothers from rural communities

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Observations of child care provided by family, friends and neighbors in Minnesota: A report of the Minnesota Child Care Policy Research Partnership
Tout, Kathryn, February 2006
(DHS-4514-ENG). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Human Services.

A study of family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) child care settings, with a focus on caregivers’ interactions with children, activities and materials available, and physical environments and routines, based on observations of 41 FFN providers in Minnesota

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Observations of child care provided by family, friends and neighbors in Minnesota: A report of the Minnesota Child Care Policy Research Partnership: Briefing paper
Tout, Kathryn, February 2006
(DHS-4515-ENG). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Human Services.

A summary of a study of family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) child care settings, with a focus on caregivers' interactions with children, activities and materials available, and physical environments and routines, based on observations of 41 FFN providers in Minnesota

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Profile of family, friends and neighbors caring for children through the Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program: Fundamental facts from the 2004 Minnesota child care survey
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, 2006
(DHS-4824). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Human Services.

A fact sheet describing the characteristics of family, friend and neighbor (FFN) care through the Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program

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Quality of family, friend and neighbor care: Fundamental facts from the 2004 Minnesota child care survey
Minnesota. Department of Human Services, 2006
(DHS-4825). St. Paul: Minnesota Department of Human Services.

A fact sheet describing the quality of family, friend and neighbor (FFN) child care services

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Reaching out to kith and kin caregivers in Early Head Start
Paulsell, Diane, 2006
(Trends in Family Programs and Policy Issue Brief No. 2). Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research.

An overview of participant characteristics and early results of the Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project, which extends benefits of home visitation to relatives and non-relatives who care for infants and toddlers enrolled in home-based Early Head Start programs

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Sparking Connections phase II: A multi-site evaluation of community-based strategies to support family, friend and neighbor caregivers of children: Part I: Lessons learned and recommendations
O'Donnell, Nina Sazer, 2006
New York: Families and Work Institute.

A synthesis of findings, lessons, and recommendations from the second phase of Sparking Connections, which involved a multi-site demonstration and evaluation of strategies to support family, friend, and neighbor child care provision

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Strategies for supporting quality in kith and kin child care: Findings from the Early Head Start Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot evaluation [Executive summary]
United States. Head Start Bureau, 28 July, 2006
Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research.

A summary of a descriptive evaluation of the Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project, an initiative supporting the quality of kith and kin child care provision for infants and toddlers in Early Head Start, based on site visits, staff telephone interviews, quality observations, caregiver interviews, and administrative records

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Toward a national strategy to improve family, friend, and neighbor child care: Report of a symposium hosted by the National Center for Children in Poverty
Kreader, J. Lee, September 2006
New York: Columbia University, National Center for Children in Poverty.

An overview of current research, practice, and policy in the area of family, friend, and neighbor child care, with recommendations for further research and program improvements by government, nonprofit and private institutions

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