Healthy Steps for Young Children

Healthy Steps for Young Children

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Contains detailed abstracts of 41 articles that describe and evaluate intervention programs for families with young children. The interventions described here represent a wide variety of programs designed to promote positive child development (in terms of health and safety) and cognitive, physical, and social-emotional development. For each article, the specific intervention is described, the target population is identified, the method of evaluation is outlined, and the results are presented. In addition, there is a brief discussion of interpretations of the results, their implications for policy and research, and other comments.I. Prevention and Intervention Programs In the following section, a number of articles have been collected that address and describe ... beginning with programs designed for the prenatal period, then presenting programs for infants in the first year of life, and finally the programs that ... A second important distinguishing feature of prevention programs is the location, or delivery mechanism, of the services.

Title:Healthy Steps for Young Children
Author:Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1997-08-01


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