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This is the Early Head Start Self-Administered Questionnaire for Staff Survey...

This document contains resources to help Head Start programs that serve pregnant women and families with infants…

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has funded Mathematica Policy Research (MPR), a nationally…

The purpose of this review is to guide the development of a new measure of the quality of family-provider...

The Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality Measures: Updated User’s Manual (revised April 2015) introduces the Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ) measures, describes how they were developed, and provides in-depth information on how to use them. Specifically, it explains why measures of quality in family and provider/teacher relationships are important and necessary and provides an overview of the measures; presents the FPTRQ conceptual model that...

This report summarizes lessons from the design of the first round of Baby FACES (2009) and describes ways that future descriptive studies of Early Head Start may be designed to build on past work and address information needs for research, policy, and practice. It includes a discussion of the methodological strengths, limitations, and challenges experienced in Baby FACES 2009.

On May 6, 2014, Mathematica Policy Research held a technical work group meeting of experts to provide input on materials developed as part of the Study of Early Head Start (EHS)-Child Care Partnerships, funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families. Materials presented at the meeting included (1) preliminary findings from the literature review and (2) a theory of change model. The literature review examines studies on partnerships...

The family services staff measure (English version; revised April 2015) is for Head Start/Early Head Start family services staff (FSS), referred to as Family Service Workers (FSWs) in the measure. This English version of the measure asks respondents questions about how they work with all parents of children in Head Start/Early Head Start programs.  It includes 112 items (including 11 demographic items) and takes about 15 minutes to complete, on average.  

The family services...

Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) is a federal grant program administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Grants provide funding to communities for five years, pursuing dual goals of improving systems and services for young children and their families.   As of September, 2011, 24 grantees (in three separate cohorts) were funded, all of them representing areas with a high need for services...

Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) is a Federal grant program…