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ERIC Number: EJ1213055
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
Does Capacity-Building Professional Development Engender Practitioners' Use of Capacity-Building Family-Centered Practices?
Dunst, Carl J.; Espe-Sherwindt, Marilyn; Hamby, Deborah W.
European Journal of Educational Research, v8 n2 p515-526 2019
The analyses described in this paper permitted an evaluation of whether capacity-building professional development practices were related to early childhood intervention practitioners' reported use of capacity-building family-centered practices. This was ascertained by structural equation modeling for two different types of family-centered practices (participatory and relational) where the two models were compared to determine the better fitting model and the sizes of effects for the relationships among the variables in the models. Results provided converging evidence that capacity-building professional development engenders practitioners' use of capacity-building family-centered practices. Implications for practice are described.
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Early Childhood Education, Intervention, Structural Equation Models, Comparative Analysis, Students with Disabilities, Counselor Client Relationship, Family Programs, Evidence Based Practice, Professional Development, Parenting Skills, Goodness of Fit, Parent Participation, Preschool Children, Special Education, Counselors, Allied Health Personnel, Coaching (Performance), Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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Identifiers - Location: Europe; United States