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Guralnick, Michael J. – Infants and Young Children, 2020
A developmentally oriented framework is presented designed to establish or enhance the quality of inclusive community-based early intervention systems. This conceptually and empirically integrated developmental approach supports a comprehensive family-centered model. Outlined is a process that coordinates children's goals with family priorities,…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Community Programs, Inclusion, Program Implementation
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Chen, Chieh-Yu; Squires, Jane; Scalise, Kathleen – Infants and Young Children, 2020
Social-emotional competence is important for children's lifelong positive developmental outcomes. The dimensionality and psychometric properties of a widely used social-emotional assessment, the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional Second Edition (ASQ:SE-2), were investigated in this study using item response theory models. A…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Screening Tests, Psychometrics
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Rabinowicz, Susan; Ray, Sharon – Infants and Young Children, 2018
Knowledge translation (KT) provides a lens to examine the process of moving research-informed knowledge into early intervention practice (P. Sudsawad, 2007). The process of KT entails cognitive, affective, and behavioral stages that are mediated by factors intrinsic and extrinsic to the practitioner. Facilitators and barriers to this process may…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Knowledge Management, Theory Practice Relationship, Early Intervention
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O'Farrelly, Christine; Guerin, Suzanne; Victory, Gerard – Infants and Young Children, 2017
Infant mental health (IMH) is best promoted through a continuum of services underpinned by strong service capacity. However, service providers often lack fundamental IMH knowledge and skills. Using the Ready, Steady, Grow (RSG) initiative as a case study of a capacity-building model (P., Hawe, L., King, M., Noort, C., Jordens, & B., Llyod,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Capacity Building, Infants, Case Studies
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Nugent, J. Kevin; Bartlett, Jessica Dym; Von Ende, Adam; Valim, Clarissa – Infants and Young Children, 2017
The Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) system is a neurobehavioral observation tool designed to sensitize parents to infants' capacities and individuality and to enhance the parent-infant relationship by strengthening parents' confidence and practical skills in caring for their children. The NBO's focus on relationship building is intended for…
Descriptors: Neonates, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Self Esteem
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Hughes, Marcia; Joslyn, Allison; Wojton, Morella; O'Reilly, Mairead; Dworkin, Paul H. – Infants and Young Children, 2016
We employed principles from a nationally recognized prevention model on family support to investigate whether connecting vulnerable children to community-based programs and services through a statewide intervention system, the "Help Me Grow" program, strengthens parents' perceptions of protective factors. We used a parent survey modeled…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Children, Community Programs, Parent Attitudes
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Harris, Jill; Norton, Amy – Infants and Young Children, 2016
Developmental screening of young children is important in all populations, especially underserved communities with known health care disparities. The American Academy of Pediatrics created guidelines and a toolkit for pediatricians to conduct developmental surveillance and screening, yet these guidelines are not uniformly implemented within…
Descriptors: Models, Screening Tests, Disadvantaged, Access to Health Care
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Dunlap, Glen; Lee, Janice K.; Joseph, Jaclyn D.; Strain, Phillip – Infants and Young Children, 2015
A need exists for intervention strategies that are both effective in reducing challenging behaviors and practical for use by typical practitioners of early childhood care and education. In this article, we describe a model, "Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children," which is based on extensive research and includes features designed…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Young Children
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Dunst, Carl J. – Infants and Young Children, 2015
A model for designing and implementing evidence-­based in­-service professional development in early childhood intervention as well as the key features of the model are described. The key features include professional development specialist (PDS) description and demonstration of an intervention practice, active and authentic job-­embedded…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Early Intervention, Inservice Teacher Education, Feedback (Response)
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Artman-Meeker, Kathleen; Hemmeter, Mary Louise; Snyder, Patricia – Infants and Young Children, 2014
The purpose of this pilot study was to compare the effects of 2 professional development approaches on teachers' implementation of the "Pyramid" model, a classroom-wide approach for fostering social-emotional development and addressing challenging behavior. The study had 2 goals: (a) to examine the differential effects of workshop…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Distance Education, Professional Development, Models
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Edwards, Nicole Megan; Gallagher, Peggy A. – Infants and Young Children, 2014
In 1 state's Part C early intervention (EI) program, families are afforded a unique opportunity to connect with parent educators (PEs), parents of children who have received EI services, and who are trained to support EI families and staff with a range of tailored duties. In an effort to continually reflect and improve upon the role of PEs, the…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Parent Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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Dunst, Carl J.; Trivette, Carol M.; Raab, Melinda – Infants and Young Children, 2014
The language intervention model developed and evaluated at the Center on Everyday Child Language Learning (CECLL) is described. The model includes 4 components: interest-based child learning opportunities, the everyday family and community activities that are sources of interest-based child learning, the methods for increasing child participation…
Descriptors: Child Language, Language Acquisition, Early Intervention, Models
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Underwood, Kathryn; Frankel, Elaine B. – Infants and Young Children, 2012
This article examines current policies and early intervention services for children with disabilities and their families in Canada within the principles of the Developmental Systems Approach (M. J. Guralnick, 2005, 2011). The article considers the sociopolitical context of Canada, especially with respect to diversity and equity. Applying the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Young Children, Disabilities
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Shulman, Cory; Meadan, Hedda; Sandhaus, Yoram – Infants and Young Children, 2012
This article aims to analyze early intervention programs in Israel according to the Developmental Systems Model (Guralnick, 2001), in an attempt to identify strengths and areas for further development for service delivery for young children with disabilities in Israel. Early intervention in Israel is part of a comprehensive healthcare model…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Young Children, Early Intervention
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Pinto, Ana Isabel; Grande, Catarina; Aguiar, Cecilia; de Almeida, Isabel Chaves; Felgueiras, Isabel; Pimentel, Julia Serpa; Serrano, Ana Maria; Carvalho, Leonor; Brandao, Maria Teresa; Boavida, Tania; Santos, Paula; Lopes-dos-Santos, Pedro – Infants and Young Children, 2012
Research studies on early childhood intervention (ECI) in Portugal are diffuse regarding both program components and the geographical area under scrutiny. Since the 1990s, a growing body of knowledge and evidence in ECI is being gathered, based on postgraduate teaching, in-service training, and research. This article draws on the systems theory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Young Children, Developmental Programs
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