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ERIC Number: EJ915258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 7
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0736-8038
Supporting Positive Parenting for Young Children Experiencing Homelessness: The PACT Therapeutic Nursery
Melley, Alison Heinhold; Cosgrove, Kim; Norris-Shortle, Carole; Kiser, Laurel J.; Levey, Eric B.; Coble, Catherine A.; Leviton, Audrey
Zero to Three (J), v30 n3 p39-45 Jan 2010
Sensitive parenting and secure attachment can serve as protective factors against developmental risks associated with high-risk environments such as homelessness and shelter living. This article describes a program for mothers with children from birth to 3 years old whose families are living in shelters and who are enrolled in PACT: Helping Children With Special Needs' Therapeutic Nursery program. The authors describe the interventions designed to increase positive parenting behaviors to foster healthy parent-child interaction, and then present a research study that examines how maternal participation in these interventions is related to improved parent-child interaction.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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