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2004

Child care -- Perceptions

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Full-Text Articles in Social Work

Supporting Families Of Children With Serious Emotional Or Behavioral Disorders In A 24/7 World, Julie M. Rosenzweig, Eileen M. Brennan, April Burris, Christine Mary Shea Jan 2004

Supporting Families Of Children With Serious Emotional Or Behavioral Disorders In A 24/7 World, Julie M. Rosenzweig, Eileen M. Brennan, April Burris, Christine Mary Shea

Social Work Faculty Publications and Presentations

PDF version of a presentation given at the Training Institutes on Developing Local Systems of Care for Children and Adolescents with Emotional Disturbances and their Families, San Francisco, CA, June 2004.


Models Of Inclusion In Child Care: Child Care That Works For Children With Emotional And/Or Behavioral Challenges: Family Member Perceptions, Shane Ama, Eileen M. Brennan, Sara Berman, Jennifer R. Bradley Jan 2004

Models Of Inclusion In Child Care: Child Care That Works For Children With Emotional And/Or Behavioral Challenges: Family Member Perceptions, Shane Ama, Eileen M. Brennan, Sara Berman, Jennifer R. Bradley

Social Work Faculty Publications and Presentations

Although 5-10% of employed parents care for a child with emotional or behavioral challenges (EBCs) (Emlen, 1997), family support resources are notably lacking. A recent focus group study of 41 working parents (Rosenzweig, Brennan, & Ogilvie, 2002) found child care to be particularly difficult to find and maintain for families that included children with EBCs. Participants reported a number of barriers to child care arrangements that could successfully meet their family's needs. First, since few qualified providers had the expertise to meet the needs of children with EBCs, arrangements were difficult to find. A combination of the lack of quality ...