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Cardone, Ida; Gilkerson, Linda; Wechsler, Nick – ZERO TO THREE, 2008
"Teenagers and Their Babies" is a self-study and preparation guide for paraprofessional home-based visitors to engage expectant and new parents in an exploration of their baby's development and their expectations for parenthood. The guide includes service interventions--strategies, techniques, and activities--for home visitors and doulas to use…
Descriptors: Community Health Services, Home Visits, Pregnancy, Adolescents
Lerner, Claire; Parlakian, Rebecca – ZERO TO THREE, 2007
This DVD (duration: 1 hour 53 seconds) features 30 video vignettes that show parents and children--aged birth to 3 years--interacting during everyday play and routines. These vignettes, some in English and some in Spanish, are designed to be tools for professionals to use both in direct work with families and for training other early child…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Infants, Toddlers, Visual Aids
Seibel, Nancy; Britt, Donna; Gillespie, Linda Groves; Parlakian, Rebecca – ZERO TO THREE, 2006
This book is an innovative approach to the primary prevention of child maltreatment. It focuses on the impact that child care providers can make in helping to reduce the risk of abuse and neglect in families with very young children. This research- and practice-based curriculum offers concepts, information, strategies, and practices focused on…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Infants, Emotional Development, Child Care
Lombardi, Joan, Ed.; Bogle, Mary M., Ed. – ZERO TO THREE, 2005
Between 1995 and 2004, Early Head Start (EHS) grew from 68 to more than 700 programs nationwide, serving more than 62,000 children and securing the program's reputation as a beacon of hope for the nation's low-income families with infants and toddlers. According to a comprehensive 5-year national evaluation of EHS, children who participated in…
Descriptors: Early Experience, Disadvantaged Youth, Pregnancy, Young Children
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1996
The five articles in this newsletter theme issue focus on the development of socioemotional and communication skills in infants and toddlers through the Partners in Parenting Education (PIPE) program. The first article, "The Partners in Parenting Education Program: A New Option in Parent Education" (Perry M. Butterfield), describes the program's…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Caregiver Role, Caregiver Speech, Child Development
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1996
This theme issue offers a collection of articles focusing on support groups for parents of infants and toddlers, including the following: (1) "Gaining Perspective on Parenting Groups" (Nick Carter and Cathie Harvey) which reviews the purposes, history, and essential ingredients of such groups; (2) "The MELD Experience with Parent Groups" (Joyce…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Family Involvement
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1993
This bulletin issue contains five papers on the theme of adults with mental illness who are parents of very young children. "Parents, Mental Illness, and the Primary Health Care of Infants and Young Children" (John N. Constantino) offers the experience of a trainee in a combined residency in pediatrics and psychiatry, focusing on…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Rearing, Community Programs, Delivery Systems
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1992
This bulletin issue addresses the theme of drug-exposed infants and the services required by these infants and their families. "Cocaine-Exposed Infants: Myths and Misunderstandings" (Barbara J. Myers and others) comments on the negative accounts of drug-exposed babies presented by mass media and reviews the mix of positive and negative…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Cocaine, Congenital Impairments, Counseling Techniques
Pawl, Jeree, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1992
This newsletter focuses on the theme of early intervention which infants and young children with special needs in nine brief articles: "Early Intervention: A Matter of Context" (Samuel J. Meisels); "Early Intervention Research: Asking and Answering Meaningful Questions" (Jack P. Shonkoff); "From Case Management to Service…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Ethics, Family Programs
Zero to Three, 1987
Five bulletins of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs include articles with the following titles and authors: "Infant Day Care: A Cause for Concern?" (Jay Belsky); "Model versus Modal Child Care for Children from Low-Income Families (Donna Wittmer); "Therapeutic Childcare at Merrywood School" (Maxine Siegel); "Individual Differences…
Descriptors: Autism, Child Abuse, Child Development, Child Neglect
Zero to Three, 1987
Five bulletins of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs include articles with the following titles and authors: "Lay Home Visiting Programs: Strengths, Tensions, and Challenges" (Mary Larner and Robert Halpern); "The Post-Partum Support Project: Serving Young Mothers and Older Women through Home Visiting" (Elizabeth Anisfeld and…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Community Programs, Day Care, Delinquency Prevention
Zero to Three, 1989
Five bulletins of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs provide articles with the following titles and authors: "Motor Control as a Resource for Adaptive Coping" (G. Gordon Williamson et al.); "Fostering Emotional and Social Development in Infants with Disabilities" (Stanley Greenspan); "Dramatic Responses in a…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Developmental Disabilities, Diseases, Drug Abuse
Pawl, Jeree, Ed.; And Others – Zero to Three, 1989
This newsletter theme issue focuses on the training of practitioners to work with infants, toddlers, and their families with emphasis on the activities of the TASK (Training Approaches for Skills and Knowledge) Project of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs. The TASK project addresses the concerns of four "stakeholder" groups:…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Family Programs