Early Childhood

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Early Childhood

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Illinois Model of Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Improves Staff Reflective Capacity, Classroom Climate
We conducted a 3-year pilot study of the Illinois Model of IECMHC with 23 early childhood programs, including child care, pre-K, and home visiting.
Partnering to Improve Child Care Policy
Chapin Hall was awarded a federal grant to develop a Child Care Policy Research Partnership with numerous statewide organizations to improve child care in...
December 17, 2020
Chicago Latino Communities Face Limited Supply and Other Barriers to Accessing Child Care to Meet Their Needs
This study explores how Latino families living in predominantly Latino communities in Chicago make childcare decisions relative to the density of formal care...
Use of Infant Crying Screening Tool Improves Family Support
In this pilot study, we analyzed the utility of the Infant Crying and Parent Well-being screening tool in a pediatric clinical setting.
Two-Generation Pilot Program Improves Young Parents’ Education, Employment, Personal Growth, and Parenting
CYPP was designed to improve parenting, personal growth, and family self-sufficiency by supporting education and employment. Chapin Hall conducted three studies...
Early Learning Coalition and Parenting Program Provide Crucial Supports to Promote Healthy Child Development on Chicago’s Far Southside
This report details Chapin Hall's evaluation of the Altgeld-Riverdale Early Learning Initiative and its two main components.
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