Care, education and support programs for children ages birth to three and their parents

Helen Raikes, Katelyn Hepworth, Molly Goldberg, J. Joshua Byrd

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Abstract

This article focuses on out-of-home education and care for children and in-home-visiting family support programs for children ages birth to three and their parents. It is framed by three themes: (1) maternal employment; (2) importance of earliest development and achievement gaps when children experience risks; (3) and rights of children. Increases in and types of out-of-home care and education and support programs for parents and their children are illustrated within a United States context supplemented by examples from other countries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Curated Reference Collection in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology
PublisherElsevier Science Ltd.
Pages614-624
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9780128093245
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

Keywords

  • Brain development
  • Child care
  • Children’s rights
  • Early childhood
  • Education
  • Evidence-based policies and programs
  • Family support
  • Home visiting
  • Infant
  • International trends
  • Toddler
  • Working mothers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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