Enriching Preschool Classrooms and Home Visits with Evidence-based Programming: Sustained benefits for low-income children – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

ABSTRACT Background: Growing up in poverty undermines healthy development, producing disparities in the cognitive and social-emotional skills that support early learning and mental health. Preschool and home-visiting interventions for low-income children have the potential to build early cognitive and social-emotional skills, reducing the disparities in school readiness that perpetuate the cycle of poverty. However, longitudinal … [Read More] Enriching Preschool Classrooms and Home Visits with Evidence-based Programming: Sustained benefits for low-income children – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Child Conduct Problems Across Home and School Contexts: A person-centered approach – Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment

ABSTRACT To examine patterns of conduct problems across the home and school context, we used latent class analysis to analyze primary caregivers’ and teachers’ ratings on the conduct problems subscale of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (Goodman Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 38, 581–586, 1997) in the Family Life Project (N?=?1,292), a prospective study … [Read More] Child Conduct Problems Across Home and School Contexts: A person-centered approach – Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment

Children’s Agency: ‘Getting By, Getting Back, Getting Out and Getting Organised’ Under Welfare-to-Work in Australia – Children & Society

ABSTRACT One in four children in lone-parent households in Australia lives in poverty. Welfare-to-work policies designed to ‘activate’ lone-parents into the labour market is one approach that successive governments have employed to address this issue. This article argues that activation policies that target parents risk overlooking the implications for the children in these families. It … [Read More] Children’s Agency: ‘Getting By, Getting Back, Getting Out and Getting Organised’ Under Welfare-to-Work in Australia – Children & Society

Locating Economic Risks for Adolescent Mental and Behavioral Health: Poverty and affluence in families, neighborhoods, and schools – Child Development

ABSTRACT Research has identified risks of both poverty and affluence for adolescents. This study sought to clarify associations between income and youth mental and behavioral health by delineating economic risks derived from family, neighborhood, and school contexts within a nationally representative sample of high school students (N = 13,179, average age 16). Attending schools with more affluent … [Read More] Locating Economic Risks for Adolescent Mental and Behavioral Health: Poverty and affluence in families, neighborhoods, and schools – Child Development

The Relationship between Parental Literacy Involvement, Socio-economic Status and Reading Literacy – Educational Review

ABSTRACT In this article, we explore the relationship between parental literacy activities with the child, socio-economic status (SES) and reading literacy. We draw upon the Bourdieusian theory of habitus development to explore this relationship. Multilevel analyses of a survey of 43,870 pupils (with an average age of 10 years) in 10 Western European regions reveal a … [Read More] The Relationship between Parental Literacy Involvement, Socio-economic Status and Reading Literacy – Educational Review

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