Evaluating the efficacy of children participating in Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] and Head Start – Journal of Early Childhood Research

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] program when implemented within Head Start programs by measuring children’s language proficiency scores. Participants were kindergarteners concurrently enrolled in both a Head Start program and the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] … [Read More] Evaluating the efficacy of children participating in Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters [HIPPY] and Head Start – Journal of Early Childhood Research

Child-Oriented or Parent-Oriented Focused Intervention: Which is the better way to decrease children’s externalizing behaviors? – Journal of Child and Family Studies

ABSTRACT Research has tried to identify risk factors that increase the likelihood of difficulties with externalizing behavior. The relations between individual or environmental factors and externalizing behavior have been especially documented. Child-oriented and parent-oriented interventions have been designed in order to decrease externalizing behavior in preschoolers. To date, however, research has largely been compartmentalized. It … [Read More] Child-Oriented or Parent-Oriented Focused Intervention: Which is the better way to decrease children’s externalizing behaviors? – Journal of Child and Family Studies

Participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families in a Parent Support Programme: Longitudinal associations between playgroup attendance and child, parent and community outcomes – Child: Care, Health And Development

ABSTRACT Background: Playgroups are a relatively unique form of family support programme that is common in Australia which has high community acceptance and significant government investment. However, limited evidence exists regarding the effectiveness of playgroups to achieve better outcomes for children and their parents. This study describes patterns of playgroup participation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait … [Read More] Participation of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families in a Parent Support Programme: Longitudinal associations between playgroup attendance and child, parent and community outcomes – Child: Care, Health And Development

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