ERIC Number: EJ867185
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
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Great Expectations and New Beginnings
Davis, Frances A.
Zero to Three (J), v29 n4 p4-9 Mar 2009
Great Expectation and New Beginnings is a prenatal family support program run by the Family, Infant, and Preschool Program (FIPP) in North Carolina. FIPP has developed an evidence-based integrated framework of early childhood intervention and family support that includes three primary components: providing intervention in everyday family environments, using a family-centered helpgiving model, and coaching to enhance parenting styles and practices. This article describes the prenatal support program's goals, characteristics, and strategies for promoting child development and parenting competence.
Descriptors: Intervention, Preschool Education, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Young Children, Family Programs, Child Development, Prenatal Influences, Early Childhood Education, Family Environment, Parenting Skills, Parent Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Early Childhood Education
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina