ERIC Number: ED465154
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Child Mental Health.
Fredericks, Jeff, Ed.
Head Start Bulletin, n73 2002
Children's school experience is more positive and productive when they have a sense of personal well being and when they are grounded in stable caring relationships in their early lives. Developed for Head Start staff, administrators and program supervisors, this issue includes features, resources and articles. Some of the most current interventions and concerns impacting child mental health including the quality of relationships in centers, the ways curriculum supports emotional connections, and the honest acknowledgement of strengths and challenges are described. Sections in the issue include: A Welcome to Windy Hill; Daily Separations and Reunions; Stress and the Developing Brain; and the Effects of Violence on Mental Health. Issue Pull-Out in English and Spanish entitled, Helping Children and Adults Cope with Trauma in the Community = Como Ayudar a los Ninos y a los Adultos a Enfrentar Sucesos Traumatizantes en la Comunidad, is also included. (GCP)
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Development, Child Development Centers, Emotional Development, Individual Needs, Infants, Mental Health, Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Well Being
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.