ERIC Number: ED225652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec-9
Reference Count: N/A
The Infant-Toddler Component and Child Impact. Evaluation of the Child and Family Resource Program (CFRP).
Affholter, Dennis; And Others
Fifth in a series of the Child and Family Resource Program (CFRP) evaluation reports, this volume focuses on the infant/toddler component of CFRP and its impact on children approximately a year and a half after they enter the program. A brief summary of the CFRP evaluation design and preliminary findings presented in previous evaluation reports is given in chapter 1. Chapter 2 provides a description of the infant/toddler component of the 11 CFRP's in terms of center-based activities, frequency and level of participation, and approaches used in both parent education and infant/toddler sessions. Chapter 3 examines CFRP impact on the development of the infants and toddlers involved; differences in means between CFRP children and those in the control/comparison group on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development (BSID) are reported in the attempt to identify major program impact. An executive summary of the study's findings is presented in chapter 4. Four appendices, accounting for approximately one half of the report, are also included: the first reviews issues related to the quality of the child assessment data reported, and the second discusses the rationale for the statistical tests chosen. A step-by-step description of the analysis of program impact reported in chapter 3 is presented in the third appendix, while the fourth describes analysis of the relationship between program participation and BSID scores. (MP)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.