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Hyun Sunah, McWayne Christine M., 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This dissertation consists of two complementary studies. The purpose of the first study is to extend the validity of measures included in the current study for use with Chinese immigrant children and families. Using the reliable measure validated…
Carr Robert C., Vernon-Feagans Lynne, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The effectiveness of the federal Head Start preschool program has been studied extensively for more than five decades. However, several areas of research need further consideration. First, a focus on Head Start's effectiveness in rural communities…
Vredenburgh Christopher, Kushnir Tamar, Evans Gary W., 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
For the 2nd year of the grant, we plan to pursue the activities outlined in the original proposal. We have completed all of our testing, as below. Our principal activities are to finish: (1) coding children's behavior and parental interviews, (2)…
Plata-Potter Sandra Ixa, Knoche Lisa, 2010
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The primary objective of the proposed study is to better understand how the engagement of Latino parents in a Head Start emergent literacy project evolves into tangible home literacy practices and how these contribute to their child's literacy…
Cheung Katherine, McWayne Christine M., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will focus on Chinese families, and how Chinese cultural values shape parenting and children's social competence. The overarching purpose of this study is to provide a deeper understanding of the cultural context of parenting and the…
Condon Marie-Celeste, Spieker Susan, 2008
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Washington, along with Early Head Start (EHS) and the Department of Corrections (DOC), will develop a partnership and use a Participatory Action Research approach to study similarities and differences in professionals' and…
Denmark Nicole Marie, Harden Brenda Jones, 2008
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Maryland will examine the school readiness concepts of classroom social competence and approaches to learning in Head Start children from Central American immigrant families. The project has several objectives, which include: (a)…
Garland Beth H., Heffer Robert, 2005
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Texas A&M University will investigate the role of both positive and negative parenting techniques, as well as the role of parent characteristics (e.g., stress and distress), on early child externalizing behavior problems. Specifically, the study…
Woods Jessica E., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will examine causal and responsibility attributions for disruptive behavior in a community sample of African American mothers who perceive their Head Start children as having behavioral challenges. The relationship between attributions…
Raikes H. Abigail, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This proposal will examine the relation of mother's self-efficacy, perception of resources, family risk and mother's depression levels to attachment security among 12 to 24-month-old children enrolled in the Lincoln Action Program Early Head Start…
Hallam Rena A., 1998
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Based on a social learning perspective, the construct of parental self-efficacy is explored within a small sample of low-income, culturally diverse mothers of toddlers enrolled in an Early Head Start program in New Castle County, Delaware. The…