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Winton, Pamela J., Ed; McCollum, Jeanette A., Ed.; Catlett, Camille, Ed. – ZERO TO THREE, 2007
The key to improving the early education of all young children, including those with special needs, is the effective preparation and development of the professionals who work with them. "Practical Approaches to Early Childhood Professional Development" is a comprehensive planning resource for college faculty and consultants engaged in preservice …
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Adult Learning
Norton, Yolanda – ZERO TO THREE, 2006
This article summarizes state and community policy activities during the first six months of 2006 and provides updates of the progress to serve infants, toddlers, and their families. The following states are included in the report: (1) Rhode Island; (2) Virginia; (3) New York; (4) Pennsylvania; (5) Nebraska; (6) Ohio; (7) Washington; (8) Arizona;…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Counties, Early Intervention, Infants
Norton, Yolanda – ZERO TO THREE, 2006
This article summarizes state and community policy activities during the final six months of 2006 and provides updates of the progress to serve infants, toddlers, and their families. The following states are included in the report: (1) Rhode Island; (2) Virginia; (3) New York; (4) Pennsylvania; (5) Nebraska; (6) Ohio; (7) Washington; (8) Arizona;…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Public Policy, Infants, Toddlers
ZERO TO THREE, 2006
There are numerous ways that the needs of infants and toddlers can be met through legislation and other policies considered by the Congress or the administration. The ZERO TO THREE Policy Center translates scientific research into language and tools that policymakers can use to develop more effective policies. This document outlines ways…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Public Policy, Scientific Research
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
Buysse, Virginia, Ed.; Wesley, Patricia W., Ed. – ZERO TO THREE, 2006
Evidence-based practice is a decision-making process that integrates the best available scientific research evidence with family and professional wisdom and values. The editors argue that it has the potential to transform the services provided to children and families because it incorporates the "different ways of knowing" that characterize early…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Young Children, Special Education
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
ZERO TO THREE, 2005
Currently across the country there is an unprecedented interest in developing plans to improve and coordinate early childhood services in order to achieve an effective early care and education system. In the last few years system-planning initiatives have been sponsored and supported by federal, state, county and city governments as well as…
Descriptors: National Organizations, Strategic Planning, Early Childhood Education, Statewide Planning
Bardige, Betty S.; Segal, Marilyn M. – ZERO TO THREE, 2005
This book is written for teachers, caregivers, and family child care providers who are working with children from birth to five. It presents research on child development and on effective teaching practices to foster very young children's ability to become literate. The book also provides practical suggestions for implementing research-informed…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Phonetics, Emergent Literacy, Language Acquisition
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
Rice, Kathleen Fitzgerald; Groves, Betsy McAlister – ZERO TO THREE, 2005
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that close to 1 million children a year are identified as victims of maltreatment. The National Clearinghouse of Child Abuse and Neglect estimates that between 3 and 10 million children a year witness the abuse of a parent or caregiver. In recent years, therapists, educators, and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Child Abuse, Caregivers, Young Children
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero To Three, 1995
This newsletter theme issue focuses on providing services to infants with special needs in rural areas. In "Old Threads, New Patterns: Reaching Out to Rural Families," Deborah Harris-Usner discusses bringing infant mental health care and parent-infant psychotherapy to rural New Mexico. In "The People of Kids Place: Creating and Maintaining…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Development Centers, Child Health, Community Health Services
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1995
This journal issue focuses on family service clinical responses to infants and families. In "The Therapeutic Relationship as Human Connectedness," Jeree H. Pawl stresses the importance of caregivers creating in children the sense and experience of human connectedness that arises from the feeling of existing in the mind of someone…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Black Mothers, Blacks
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1995
This issue of Zero to Three, the bulletin of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, focuses on changes occurring in neonatal intensive care to provide greater developmental nurturance to newborns and their parents. Articles include: (1) "Developmentally Supportive Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit" (Heidelise Als and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Needs, Health Needs, Health Personnel
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1995
This issue of "Zero to Three," the bulletin of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, focuses on pediatric primary care. Articles include: (1) "Expanding the Boundaries of Pediatric Primary Care To Support the Development of Infants, Toddlers and the Families" (Linda Eggbeer); (2) "Providing Information and…
Descriptors: Child Health, Childhood Needs, Health Needs, Health Personnel
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