ERIC Number: ED121461
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
State Services in Child Development: Regional Conference Highlights, Spring 1975. Report No. 75. Early Childhood Report No. 14.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This report includes highlights of three regional ECS Early Childhood Project conferences which dealt with needs assessment and planning, child abuse, and day care services. Participants were individuals from state government concerned with planning and delivery services to young children and their families. Needs assessment and planning was discussed the first day of each conference: the needs assessment process; "diversified" and "citizens" approaches to needs assessment; problems and challenges in needs assessment; and problems in classifying handicapped children and delivering programs to them. Speakers during the second conference day focused on child abuse: the need for and form of a model child abuse reporting law and various methods of detecting and dealing with child abuse problems. Day care issues were considered on the third conference day, including: inadequacies in existing licensing practices; practical requirements of good day care licensing systems; distinctions between minimum and quality licensing standards; and variations in the delivery of child care services. The present and future roles of federal and state governments were reviewed and analyzed with reference to these conferences topics. (ED)
Descriptors: Certification, Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Conference Reports, Day Care, Exceptional Persons, Federal Government, Government Role, Needs Assessment, Program Development, Quality Control, Speeches, State Government, State Standards
Education Commission of the States, 300 Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203 (Paper, $1.00)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.