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University of Wollongong

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2007

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Availability And Accessibility Of Social Services In Areas With High Rates Of Child Maltreatment Referrals, Amy Conley Wright Jan 2007

Availability And Accessibility Of Social Services In Areas With High Rates Of Child Maltreatment Referrals, Amy Conley Wright

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The Another Road to Safety (ARS) program, an alternative response intervention, is targeted to zip codes with the highest rates of child abuse and neglect reporting in Alameda County. This program takes a new approach in child welfare by attempting to intervene with families early, to prevent future incidence and escalation of child maltreatment. Families who are reported to the Alameda County hotline are referred to the ARS program if they meet the following criteria: screened as no investigation need (i.e., low risk); child age 0-5 or a pregnant mother in the home; and residence in certain designated zip ...


Effective Pre-School And Primary Education 3-11 Project (Eppe 3-11): Influences On Children's Development And Progress In Key Stage 2: Social/Behavioural Outcomes In Year 5, Pam Sammons, Kathy Sylva, Edward Melhuish, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Brenda Taggart, Sofka Barreau, Yvonne Grabbe Jan 2007

Effective Pre-School And Primary Education 3-11 Project (Eppe 3-11): Influences On Children's Development And Progress In Key Stage 2: Social/Behavioural Outcomes In Year 5, Pam Sammons, Kathy Sylva, Edward Melhuish, Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Brenda Taggart, Sofka Barreau, Yvonne Grabbe

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Research brief: The Effective Pre-School and Primary Education 3-11 project (EPPE 3-11) investigates the impact of pre-school provision on a national sample of young children in England between the ages of 3 and 11 years. This Research Brief focuses on the relationships between various child, family, home, pre-school and primary school characteristics and measures of children's social/behavioural development collected at age 10 in Year 5 of primary school. It compares the findings at age 10 with the influence of the same factors when the children were in Year 1 (age 6). The Brief also reports findings about the ...