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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
Johnston, Kadija; Brinamen, Charles – ZERO TO THREE, 2006
As babies, toddlers, and preschoolers spend more and more time in child care programs, those programs have an increasingly significant effect on their healthy social and emotional development. The impact and quality of caregivers' relationships with children contribute to the quality of young children's mental health. A mental health consultant…
Descriptors: Consultants, Mental Health Workers, Mental Health, Young Children
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1994
This theme issue contains six articles on the development of infants and toddlers: (1) "Cross-Cultural Studies of Child Development: Implications for Clinicians" (J. Kevin Nugent); (2) "Therapeutic Work with African-American Families: Using Knowledge of the Culture" (Cheryl Polk); (3) "Psychotherapy in Specific Cultural…
Descriptors: Blacks, Book Reviews, Child Development, Cross Cultural Studies
Pawl, Jeree, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1992
This newsletter presents five articles focusing on the social development of infants and very young children. The first article, "Sympathetic Behavior in Very Young Children," by Lois Barclay Murphy, gives examples of early sympathetic behavior, traces the development of sympathy, identifies individual patterns of sympathetic response,…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Emotional Development
Pawl, Jeree, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1991
This theme newsletter issue presents seven articles describing toddler behavior and development, services for toddlers, and toddlers with special needs. The first article, "Toddlers: Themes and Variations" (Lois Barclay Murphy and Colleen Small) focuses on variations in toddler development, noting emerging skills, language, and the caregiver role.…
Descriptors: Aggression, Attachment Behavior, Behavior Development, Behavior Problems
The goal of ensuring that all children are "ready for school" has become a national priority. As a result, programs that support children's school readiness are becoming more and more important to policy-makers, funders, and parents. It is becoming very clear that efforts to improve school success cannot begin at kindergarten, nor focus…
Descriptors: Infants, Mental Health, Emotional Development, School Readiness
Zigler, Edward F., Ed.; Zigler, Dorothy G., Ed.; Bishop-Josef, Sandra J., Ed. – ZERO TO THREE, 2004
Extensive empirical research has documented the value of play for both cognitive and social development. In this collection, leading experts in play research, child development, and early childhood education examine recent policy decisions and demonstrate the importance of play in helping children learn basic literacy skills, social awareness,…
Descriptors: Play, Multicultural Education, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy
Butterfield, Perry McArthur; Martin, Carole A.; Prarie, Arleen Pratt – ZERO TO THREE, 2004
The number of very young children entering center-based child care programs is growing. Now, more than ever, it is important for caregivers to understand the impact they have on the healthy development of the children in their care. "Emotional Connections" translates new research on cognitive, social, and emotional development in the early years…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Infants, Child Care Centers, Cognitive Development