ERIC Number: EJ867204
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
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Family Connections: Helping Early Head Start/Head Start Staff and Parents Address Mental Health Challenges
Beardslee, William R.; Avery, Mary Watson; Ayoub, Catherine; Watts, Caroline L.
Zero to Three (J), v29 n6 p34-43 Jul 2009
Early Head Start/Head Start teachers and staff encounter parents who have wrestled with depression and other adversities every day. This article describes an innovative program of trainings for and consultation to Early Head Start/Head Start staff to help them effectively deal with mental heath challenges faced by parents and children. The program is strength based and has been used successfully in nine centers in the Boston area.
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Depression (Psychology), Early Intervention, Parent Role, Mental Health, Consultation Programs, Parent School Relationship, Mental Disorders, Staff Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts