ERIC Number: EJ914494
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Empowering Head Start African American and Latino Families: Promoting Strengths-Based Parenting Characteristics through Child Parent Relationship Training--An Evidence-Based Group Parenting Program
Sheely-Moore, Angela I.; Ceballos, Peggy L.
NHSA Dialog, v14 n1 p41-53 2011
With the tendency of low-income African American and Latino children identified at-risk for school readiness and school success compared to their early-childhood counterparts, Head Start personnel are challenged to examine the role of family strengths in the promotion of academic success for these populations. This article provides a rationale for the use of an empirically supported, strengths-based parenting program, Child Parent Relationship Training (CPRT), when working with low-income Head Start African American and Latino families. An examination of the shared objectives of CPRT and key domains within the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework (2003) are also highlighted.
Descriptors: School Readiness, Disadvantaged Youth, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, African American Family, Hispanic Americans, Family Programs, Low Income Groups, Empowerment, Minority Groups, Financial Support, Educational Opportunities, Barriers, Change Strategies, Program Descriptions, Preschool Children, Group Instruction
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Kindergarten; Preschool Education
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