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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/159612
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Young children of low income families: Are they at risk?
Abstract:
Young children of low income families: Are they at risk?
Conference Sponsor:Midwest Nursing Research Society
Conference Year:2001
Author:Gibbons, Cynthia
P.I. Institution Name:Michigan State University
Contact Address:College of Nursing, A230 Life Sciences Building, East Lansing, MI, 48824-1317, USA
Contact Telephone:517.353.8678
Early Head Start (EHS) is a new federally funded initiative for low income families with children 0-3 years of age. Since little work has been done in this area, the purpose of this study was to use Barnard’s model of parent-child interaction to evaluate 61 families enrolled in one of the rural mid-western EHS programs. In particular, this study focused on child risk. On entry into the program, mothers completed standardized and program-based questionnaires and answered semi-structured questions about child development and temperament, parent knowledge and use of services, and family needs and risks. Trained data collectors observed mother-child interaction. Results revealed that despite stress in families and problems in mother interaction, parents were knowledgeable about many aspects of parenting; children were developing and interacting within their age range, and; families were intending to make use of EHS services. Therefore, at this point in time, these children were not necessarily at risk. Nurses need to engage in partnerships with early intervention community-based programs to promote health and reduce risk and to reinforce low income families capacity to succeed.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Midwest Nursing Research Society

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleYoung children of low income families: Are they at risk?en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/159612-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Young children of low income families: Are they at risk?</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Midwest Nursing Research Society</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2001</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Gibbons, Cynthia</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Michigan State University</td></tr><tr class="item-address"><td class="label">Contact Address:</td><td class="value">College of Nursing, A230 Life Sciences Building, East Lansing, MI, 48824-1317, USA</td></tr><tr class="item-phone"><td class="label">Contact Telephone:</td><td class="value">517.353.8678</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">cgibbons@pilot.msu.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Early Head Start (EHS) is a new federally funded initiative for low income families with children 0-3 years of age. Since little work has been done in this area, the purpose of this study was to use Barnard&rsquo;s model of parent-child interaction to evaluate 61 families enrolled in one of the rural mid-western EHS programs. In particular, this study focused on child risk. On entry into the program, mothers completed standardized and program-based questionnaires and answered semi-structured questions about child development and temperament, parent knowledge and use of services, and family needs and risks. Trained data collectors observed mother-child interaction. Results revealed that despite stress in families and problems in mother interaction, parents were knowledgeable about many aspects of parenting; children were developing and interacting within their age range, and; families were intending to make use of EHS services. Therefore, at this point in time, these children were not necessarily at risk. Nurses need to engage in partnerships with early intervention community-based programs to promote health and reduce risk and to reinforce low income families capacity to succeed.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T22:10:28Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T22:10:28Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipMidwest Nursing Research Societyen_GB
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