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Swindle Taren, Phelps Joshua, Schrick Britney, Johnson Susan L., December 1 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The early care and education (ECE) environment has the potential to affect both children and their families. Food insecurity in ECE and its management may be an important influence. Objectives of this mixed methods study were to (1) elicit…

Swindle Taren, Ward Wendy L., Bokony Patti A., Whiteside-Mansell Leanne, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this cross-sectional study, early childhood educators (ECEs; N = 307) completed an 18-item survey regarding their role (lead vs. assistant), education level, program type, and current and childhood food insecurity (FI) and dietary intake. ECEs in…
Swindle Taren, Patterson Zachary, Boden Carrie J., July/August 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: Studies on factors associated with nutrition practices in early care and education settings often focus on sociodemographic and programmatic characteristics. This qualitative study adapted and applied Belsky's determinants of parenting…
Robson Shannon M., Khoury Jane C., Kalkwarf Heidi J., Copeland Kristen A., September, 2015
Reports & Papers
Background The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends children attending full-time child care obtain one-half to two-thirds of daily nutrient needs during their time at the child-care center, leaving one-third to one-half to be consumed away…
Stockwell Melissa S., Catallozzi Marina, Larson Elaine, Rodriguez Carmen, Subramony Anupama, Martinez Raquel Andres, Martinez Emelin, Barrett Angela, Meyer Dodi, May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of an educational intervention to decrease pediatric emergency department (PED) visits and adverse care practices for upper respiratory infections (URI) among predominantly Latino Early Head Start (EHS)…
Strouse Gabriella A., O'Doherty Katherine, Troseth Georgene L., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Young preschoolers rapidly acquire new information from social partners but do not learn efficiently from people on video. We trained parents to use Whitehurst's dialogic reading questioning techniques while watching educational television with…