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Message ID: 10060
Date: 2016-11-07

Author:marilee comfort

Subject:Re: Impact of early childhood education programs on child maltreatment

You might take a look at a recent study by Walter Gilliam of Yale Child Study Center, publicized on NPR. Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem A new study by researchers at Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching bl... Marilee Comfort, PhD, MPH The KIPS People - Comfort Consults, LLC P.O. Box 82 Cheyney, PA 19319 Tel: 610-455-1463 marilee@comfortconsults.com http://comfortconsults.com/ KIPS . . . Nurturing Insights - Proving Outcomes Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale ________________________________ From: Claudette Grinnell-Davis To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Cc: "Child-Maltreatment-Research-L@cornell.edu" Sent: Monday, November 7, 2016 2:27 PM Subject: Re: Impact of early childhood education programs on child maltreatment I love the sounds of the program in Hennepin County. What I hope is that there are supports for both the schools and the students, given increased rates of daycare/preschool expulsion. By the way... Is there any known data out there on preschool and daycare expulsion that is available for study? Thanks. Claudette L. Grinnell-Davis, PhD, MS, MSW, MTS Assistant Professor, Grace Abbott School of Social Work University of Nebraska Omaha 6001 Dodge St. CPACS 206 Omaha, NE 68182 cgrinnelldavis@unomaha.edu (402)554-3658 (office) (616)893-6845 (cell) Which is better... to get the right answers, or to ask the right questions? ________________________________ From: bounce-120974753-71036113@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Sacha Mareka Klein Sent: Monday, November 07, 2016 12:18:03 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Cc: Child-Maltreatment-Research-L@cornell.edu Subject: Re: Impact of early childhood education programs on child maltreatment I agree that the Chicago Parent-Child Centers provides the most compelling evidence regarding ECE as child maltreatment prevention. The CPC preschool program participants were half as likely and matched controls to end up involved in the child welfare system. There are also studies indicating a positive effect on the development/school readiness of maltreated children and some preliminary evidence of positive effects on permanency outcomes (although these studies focus on subsidized child care). I just finished a research-to-practice brief for ACF that summarizes the research evidence re: ECE's effects on the child welfare system's safety, permanency, and well-being goals for children. I think the brief is in the final stages of federal clearance. I can post it as soon as it clears. In the meantime, here is a list of the studies/articles discussed in the brief that you might find helpful. References Brown, S., Klein, S., & McCrae, J. (2014). Collaborative relationships and improved service coordination among child welfare and early childhood systems. Child Welfare, 93(2), 91–116. Cash, S.J., & Wilke, D. J. (2003). An ecological model of maternal substance abuse and child neglect: Issues, analyses, and recommendations. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 73(4), 392–404. Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2015). Child welfare-early education partnerships to expand protective factors for children with child welfare involvement: Synthesis of findings. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/management/funding/funding-sources/federal-funding/cb-funding/cbreports/earlyeducation/ Coohey, C. (2007). Social networks, informal child care, and inadequate supervision by mothers. Child Welfare, 86(6), 53–66. Conger, D., & Rebeck, A. (2011). How children’s foster care experiences affect their education. Vera Institute of Justice for the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, New York. Cuddeback, G.S., & Orme, J.G. (2002). Training and services for kinship and nonkinship foster families. Child Welfare, 81(6), 879–909. Dinehart, L.H., Manfra L., Katz, L.F., & Hartman, S.C. (2012). Associations between center-based care accreditation status and the early educational outcomes of children in the child welfare system. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 1072–1080. Garbarino, J. (1976). A preliminary study of some ecological correlates of child abuse: The impact of socioeconomic stress on mothers. Child Development, 47, 178–185. Garbarino, J., & Crouter, A. (1978). Defining the community context for parent-child relations: The correlates of child maltreatment. Child Development, 49(3), 604–616. Green, B.L., Ayoub, C., Bartlett, J.D., Von Ende, A., Furrer, C., Chazan-Cohen, R., Vallotton, C., & Klevens, J. (2014). The effect of Early Head Start on child welfare system involvement: A first look at longitudinal child maltreatment outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 42, 127–135. James Bell and Associates. (2015). Synthesis of findings from the 2011 Child Welfare-Early Education Partnerships to Expand Protective Factors for Children With Child Welfare Involvement. Arlington, VA: Author. Klein, S. (2011). The availability of neighborhood early care and education resources and the maltreatment of young children. Child Maltreatment, 16(4), 299–310. Klein, S., Falconer, M.K., & Benson, S. (2015). Early education for children in the child welfare system: Evaluations of two trainings programs. Journal of Public Child Welfare. Klein, S., Merritt, D., & Snyder, S. (2016). Child welfare supervised children’s participation in center-based early care and education. Children & Youth Services Review, 68, 80-91. Kotch, J.B., & Thomas, L.P. (1986). Family and social factors associated with substantiation of child abuse and neglect reports. Journal of Family Violence, 1(2), 167–179. Kovan, N., Mishra, S., Susman-Stillman, A., Piescher, K.N., & LaLiberte, T. (2014). Differences in the early care and education needs of young children involved in child protection. Children and Youth Services Review, 46, 139–145. Lee, S.Y., Benson, S., Klein, S., & Franke, T. (2015). Accessing early care and education for children in the child welfare system: Stakeholders' perspectives on systems-level obstacles and opportunities. Children & Youth Services Review, 55, 170-181. Li, F., Godinet, M.T., & Arnsberger, P. (2011). Protective factors among families with children at risk of maltreatment: Follow up to early school years. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 139–148. Lipscomb, S. T., & Pears, K.C. (2011). Patterns and predictors of early care and education for children in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 2303–2311. Lipscomb, S.T., Lewis, K.M., Masyn, K.E., & Meloy, M.E. (2012). Child care assistance for families involved in the child welfare system: Predicting child care subsidy use and stability. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2454–2463. Lipscomb, S.T., Pratt, M., Schmitt, S.A., Pears, K.C, & Kim, H.K. (2013). School readiness in children living in non-parental care: Impacts of Head Start. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34, 28–37. Lipscomb, S.T., Schmitt, S.A., Pratt, M. Acock, A. & Pears, K.C. (2014). Living in non-parental care moderates effects of prekindergarten experiences on externalizing behavior problems in school. Children and Youth Services Review, 40, 41–50. Magnuson, K. A., Meyers, M. K., Ruhm, C. J., & Waldfogel, J. (2004). Inequality in preschool education and school readiness. American Educational Research Journal, 41, 115–157. Meloy, M.E., Lipscomb, S.T., & Baron, M.J. (2015). Linking state child care and child welfare policies and populations: Implications for children, families, and policymakers. Children and Youth Services Review, 57, 30–39. Meloy, M.E., & Phillips, D. A. (2012a). Foster children and placement stability: The role of child care assistance. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 33, 252–259. Meloy, M.E., & Phillips, D. A. (2012b). Rethinking the role of early care and education in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 882–890. Merritt, D.M., & Klein, S. (2015). Do early care and education services improve language development for maltreated children? Evidence from a national child welfare sample. Child Abuse and Neglect, 39, 185–196. Mersky, J.P., Berger, L.M., Reynolds, A.J., & Gromoske, A.N. (2009). Risk factors for child and adolescent maltreatment. Child Maltreatment, 14(1), 73–88. Mersky, J.P., Topitzes, J.D., & Reynolds, A. J. (2011). Maltreatment prevention through early childhood intervention: A confirmatory evaluation of the Chicago Child-Parent Center preschool program. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1454–1463. Reynolds, A.J., & Robertson, D.L. (2003). School based early intervention and later child maltreatment in the Chicago Longitudinal Study. Child Development, 74(1), 3–26. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. (2010b). Information Memorandum to Head Start and Early Head Start Grantees and Delegate Agencies on Child Welfare and Head Start Partnerships: Serving Families Involved in the Child Welfare System [ACF-IM-HS-10-04]. Washington, DC: Author. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. (2011a). Information Memorandum to Child Welfare Program Administrators on Child Welfare and Head Start Partnerships: Partnering With Families Involved in Head Start and Early Head Start Programs [ACF-CB-IM-11-01]. Washington, DC: Author. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. (2011b). Information Memorandum to Lead Agencies Administering Child Care Programs Under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 on Child Welfare and Child Care Partnerships: Partnering With Families Involved in the Child Care Subsidy Programs. Washington, DC: Author. Zhai, F., Waldfogel, J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2013). Estimating the effects of Head Start on parenting and child maltreatment, Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 1119–1129. ________________________________ Sacha Klein, M.S.W., Ph.D. Assistant Professor School of Social Work Michigan State University Baker Hall 655 Auditorium Road, Room246 East Lansing, MI 48824 kleinsa@msu.edu (517) 432-3736 [office] (734) 985-0548 [cell] *Please consider the environment before printing this email. On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 12:55 PM, Daniel Whitaker > wrote: I think the best data are on the Chicago Parent-Child Centers. Not sure if this is what you are looking for. Here is some info http://www.promisingpractices. net/program.asp?programid=98 From: bounce-120974580-73710729@ list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120974580- 73710729@list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Rich Gehrman Sent: Monday, November 07, 2016 11:59 AM To: Child-Maltreatment-Research-L@ cornell.edu Subject: Impact of early childhood education programs on child maltreatment Does anyone know of research or program evaluations that measure the impact of quality early childhood development programs on reducing child abuse and neglect, or ameliorating the impact of maltreatment once children are in the child protection or foster care system? Several partners In Minnesota are considering a proposal for state funding to provide scholarships to quality child care programs for children who are in or at risk of being in the child protection system. We would like to identify any evidence that quality child care settings have a positive impact on child development for children experiencing maltreatment, such as on social/emotional development or other measurable milestones. This proposal is building in part on a pilot program in Hennepin County that is showing some early positive results from these scholarships. One is that the availability of child care slots reduces the time children spend in shelter care, in part because it makes placements available where foster parents work outside the home. Thanks for any help you can provide. Rich Gehrman Executive Director Safe Passage for Children of Minnesota gehrm001@umn.edu Rich Gehrman Executive Director Safe Passage for Children of Minnesota (651) 303-3209 gehrm001@umn.edu www.safepassagemn.com

You might take a look at a recent study by Walter Gilliam of Yale Child Study Center, publicized on NPR. Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem A new study by researchers at Yale found that pre-K teachers, white and black alike, spend more time watching bl... Marilee Comfort, PhD, MPH The KIPS People - Comfort Consults, LLC P.O. Box 82 Cheyney, PA 19319 Tel: 610-455-1463 marileecomfortconsults.com http://comfortconsults.com/ KIPS . . . Nurturing Insights - Proving Outcomes Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale ________________________________ From: Claudette Grinnell-Davis To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Cc: "Child-Maltreatment-Research-Lcornell.edu" Sent: Monday, November 7, 2016 2:27 PM Subject: Re: Impact of early childhood education programs on child maltreatment I love the sounds of the program in Hennepin County. What I hope is that there are supports for both the schools and the students, given increased rates of daycare/preschool expulsion. By the way... Is there any known data out there on preschool and daycare expulsion that is available for study? Thanks. Claudette L. Grinnell-Davis, PhD, MS, MSW, MTS Assistant Professor, Grace Abbott School of Social Work University of Nebraska Omaha 6001 Dodge St. CPACS 206 Omaha, NE 68182 cgrinnelldavisunomaha.edu (402)554-3658 (office) (616)893-6845 (cell) Which is better... to get the right answers, or to ask the right questions? ________________________________ From: bounce-120974753-71036113list.cornell.edu on behalf of Sacha Mareka Klein Sent: Monday, November 07, 2016 12:18:03 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Cc: Child-Maltreatment-Research-Lcornell.edu Subject: Re: Impact of early childhood education programs on child maltreatment I agree that the Chicago Parent-Child Centers provides the most compelling evidence regarding ECE as child maltreatment prevention. The CPC preschool program participants were half as likely and matched controls to end up involved in the child welfare system. There are also studies indicating a positive effect on the development/school readiness of maltreated children and some preliminary evidence of positive effects on permanency outcomes (although these studies focus on subsidized child care). I just finished a research-to-practice brief for ACF that summarizes the research evidence re: ECE's effects on the child welfare system's safety, permanency, and well-being goals for children. I think the brief is in the final stages of federal clearance. I can post it as soon as it clears. In the meantime, here is a list of the studies/articles discussed in the brief that you might find helpful. References Brown, S., Klein, S., & McCrae, J. (2014). Collaborative relationships and improved service coordination among child welfare and early childhood systems. Child Welfare, 93(2), 91–116. Cash, S.J., & Wilke, D. J. (2003). An ecological model of maternal substance abuse and child neglect: Issues, analyses, and recommendations. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 73(4), 392–404. Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2015). Child welfare-early education partnerships to expand protective factors for children with child welfare involvement: Synthesis of findings. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Children’s Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/management/funding/funding-sources/federal-funding/cb-funding/cbreports/earlyeducation/ Coohey, C. (2007). Social networks, informal child care, and inadequate supervision by mothers. Child Welfare, 86(6), 53–66. Conger, D., & Rebeck, A. (2011). How children’s foster care experiences affect their education. Vera Institute of Justice for the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, New York. Cuddeback, G.S., & Orme, J.G. (2002). Training and services for kinship and nonkinship foster families. Child Welfare, 81(6), 879–909. Dinehart, L.H., Manfra L., Katz, L.F., & Hartman, S.C. (2012). Associations between center-based care accreditation status and the early educational outcomes of children in the child welfare system. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 1072–1080. Garbarino, J. (1976). A preliminary study of some ecological correlates of child abuse: The impact of socioeconomic stress on mothers. Child Development, 47, 178–185. Garbarino, J., & Crouter, A. (1978). Defining the community context for parent-child relations: The correlates of child maltreatment. Child Development, 49(3), 604–616. Green, B.L., Ayoub, C., Bartlett, J.D., Von Ende, A., Furrer, C., Chazan-Cohen, R., Vallotton, C., & Klevens, J. (2014). The effect of Early Head Start on child welfare system involvement: A first look at longitudinal child maltreatment outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 42, 127–135. James Bell and Associates. (2015). Synthesis of findings from the 2011 Child Welfare-Early Education Partnerships to Expand Protective Factors for Children With Child Welfare Involvement. Arlington, VA: Author. Klein, S. (2011). The availability of neighborhood early care and education resources and the maltreatment of young children. Child Maltreatment, 16(4), 299–310. Klein, S., Falconer, M.K., & Benson, S. (2015). Early education for children in the child welfare system: Evaluations of two trainings programs. Journal of Public Child Welfare. Klein, S., Merritt, D., & Snyder, S. (2016). Child welfare supervised children’s participation in center-based early care and education. Children & Youth Services Review, 68, 80-91. Kotch, J.B., & Thomas, L.P. (1986). Family and social factors associated with substantiation of child abuse and neglect reports. Journal of Family Violence, 1(2), 167–179. Kovan, N., Mishra, S., Susman-Stillman, A., Piescher, K.N., & LaLiberte, T. (2014). Differences in the early care and education needs of young children involved in child protection. Children and Youth Services Review, 46, 139–145. Lee, S.Y., Benson, S., Klein, S., & Franke, T. (2015). Accessing early care and education for children in the child welfare system: Stakeholders' perspectives on systems-level obstacles and opportunities. Children & Youth Services Review, 55, 170-181. Li, F., Godinet, M.T., & Arnsberger, P. (2011). Protective factors among families with children at risk of maltreatment: Follow up to early school years. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 139–148. Lipscomb, S. T., & Pears, K.C. (2011). Patterns and predictors of early care and education for children in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 2303–2311. Lipscomb, S.T., Lewis, K.M., Masyn, K.E., & Meloy, M.E. (2012). Child care assistance for families involved in the child welfare system: Predicting child care subsidy use and stability. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 2454–2463. Lipscomb, S.T., Pratt, M., Schmitt, S.A., Pears, K.C, & Kim, H.K. (2013). School readiness in children living in non-parental care: Impacts of Head Start. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34, 28–37. Lipscomb, S.T., Schmitt, S.A., Pratt, M. Acock, A. & Pears, K.C. (2014). Living in non-parental care moderates effects of prekindergarten experiences on externalizing behavior problems in school. Children and Youth Services Review, 40, 41–50. Magnuson, K. A., Meyers, M. K., Ruhm, C. J., & Waldfogel, J. (2004). Inequality in preschool education and school readiness. American Educational Research Journal, 41, 115–157. Meloy, M.E., Lipscomb, S.T., & Baron, M.J. (2015). Linking state child care and child welfare policies and populations: Implications for children, families, and policymakers. Children and Youth Services Review, 57, 30–39. Meloy, M.E., & Phillips, D. A. (2012a). Foster children and placement stability: The role of child care assistance. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 33, 252–259. Meloy, M.E., & Phillips, D. A. (2012b). Rethinking the role of early care and education in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 34, 882–890. Merritt, D.M., & Klein, S. (2015). Do early care and education services improve language development for maltreated children? Evidence from a national child welfare sample. Child Abuse and Neglect, 39, 185–196. Mersky, J.P., Berger, L.M., Reynolds, A.J., & Gromoske, A.N. (2009). Risk factors for child and adolescent maltreatment. Child Maltreatment, 14(1), 73–88. Mersky, J.P., Topitzes, J.D., & Reynolds, A. J. (2011). Maltreatment prevention through early childhood intervention: A confirmatory evaluation of the Chicago Child-Parent Center preschool program. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1454–1463. Reynolds, A.J., & Robertson, D.L. (2003). School based early intervention and later child maltreatment in the Chicago Longitudinal Study. Child Development, 74(1), 3–26. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. (2010b). Information Memorandum to Head Start and Early Head Start Grantees and Delegate Agencies on Child Welfare and Head Start Partnerships: Serving Families Involved in the Child Welfare System [ACF-IM-HS-10-04]. Washington, DC: Author. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. (2011a). Information Memorandum to Child Welfare Program Administrators on Child Welfare and Head Start Partnerships: Partnering With Families Involved in Head Start and Early Head Start Programs [ACF-CB-IM-11-01]. Washington, DC: Author. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. (2011b). Information Memorandum to Lead Agencies Administering Child Care Programs Under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 on Child Welfare and Child Care Partnerships: Partnering With Families Involved in the Child Care Subsidy Programs. Washington, DC: Author. Zhai, F., Waldfogel, J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2013). Estimating the effects of Head Start on parenting and child maltreatment, Children and Youth Services Review, 35, 1119–1129. ________________________________ Sacha Klein, M.S.W., Ph.D. Assistant Professor School of Social Work Michigan State University Baker Hall 655 Auditorium Road, Room246 East Lansing, MI 48824 kleinsamsu.edu (517) 432-3736 [office] (734) 985-0548 [cell] *Please consider the environment before printing this email. On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 12:55 PM, Daniel Whitaker > wrote: I think the best data are on the Chicago Parent-Child Centers. Not sure if this is what you are looking for. Here is some info http://www.promisingpractices. net/program.asp?programid=98 From: bounce-120974580-73710729 list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120974580- 73710729list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Rich Gehrman Sent: Monday, November 07, 2016 11:59 AM To: Child-Maltreatment-Research-L cornell.edu Subject: Impact of early childhood education programs on child maltreatment Does anyone know of research or program evaluations that measure the impact of quality early childhood development programs on reducing child abuse and neglect, or ameliorating the impact of maltreatment once children are in the child protection or foster care system? Several partners In Minnesota are considering a proposal for state funding to provide scholarships to quality child care programs for children who are in or at risk of being in the child protection system. We would like to identify any evidence that quality child care settings have a positive impact on child development for children experiencing maltreatment, such as on social/emotional development or other measurable milestones. This proposal is building in part on a pilot program in Hennepin County that is showing some early positive results from these scholarships. One is that the availability of child care slots reduces the time children spend in shelter care, in part because it makes placements available where foster parents work outside the home. Thanks for any help you can provide. Rich Gehrman Executive Director Safe Passage for Children of Minnesota gehrm001umn.edu Rich Gehrman Executive Director Safe Passage for Children of Minnesota (651) 303-3209 gehrm001umn.edu www.safepassagemn.com