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ERIC Number: ED013116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar-1
Pages: 46
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Reference Count: 0
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THE CHILDREN'S CENTER--A MICROCOSMIC HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE UNIT. PROGRESS REPORT.
CALDWELL, BETTYE M.; RICHMOND, JULIUS B.
FOUNDED TWO YEARS AGO AS A RESEARCH AND DEMONSTRATION DAY CARE CENTER FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN, THE CHILDREN'S CENTER HAS UNDERGONE CHANGES, (1) FROM INVOLVING 25 CHILDREN AGED SIX MONTHS TO THREE YEARS OF AGE TO INVOLVING 85 CHILDREN AGED SIX MONTHS TO FIVE YEARS OF AGE, (2) FROM INCLUDING ONLY LOW INCOME HOMES IN WHICH THE MOTHER WORKS, TO INCLUDING MIDDLE-CLASS HOMES IN WHICH THE MOTHER DOES NOT WORK, (3) FROM FULL DAY CARE TO ALLOWING HALF-DAY ATTENDANCE. THE CENTER IS ORGANIZED AROUND THREE ON-GOING PROGRAMS. THE HEALTH PROGRAM HAS TWO PARTS (1) A LONGITUDINAL STUDY WITH EMPHASIS ON THE PROMOTION OF THE IDEAL WELL-CHILD CARE PROGRAM AND (2) A NURSERY SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM WITH EMPHASIS ON FAMILY EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES. THE EDUCATION PROGRAM IS INVOLVED WITH DEVELOPING A LOGICAL AND SYSTEMATIC INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITHIN THE CENTER'S AGE RANGE--EVEN AS YOUNG AS SIX MONTHS. THE WELFARE PROGRAM PROVIDES INDIVIDUALIZED SERVICES TO THE FAMILIES OF THE CHILDREN'S CENTER, WITH HOME VISITS, PERSONAL INTERVIEWS, AND GROUP PARENT ACTIVITIES. (INCLUDED ARE CHARTS FOR THE TYPICAL DAY IN EACH OF THE CENTER'S SUBGROUPS AND A MODEL FOR STRUCTURING THE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR A DEVELOPMENT-FOSTERING ENVIRONMENT.) (EF)
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Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Syracuse. Upstate Medical Center.
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