publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Carefree in child care ?: child wellbeing, caregiving quality, and intervention programs in center-based child care

Werner, Claudia Denise;
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  • Published: 18 Jun 2014
  • Publisher: Education and Child Studies, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University
  • Country: Netherlands
The use of center child care in Western countries has increased over the last three decades and is nowadays the most frequently used type of non-parental care for children aged zero to four (OECD, 2013). The aim of the current dissertation is to shed more light on indicators of child care quality in center child care and to answer the question whether narrow-focused caregiver interventions are effective in improving child care quality. The reported meta-analysis shows that narrow-focus intervention programs that target caregiver-child interaction and child social-emotional development through caregiver training are effective in improving child care quality. More...
free text keywords: Center-based child care, Caregiver-child interaction, Attachment, Video-feedback, Child social-emotional wellbeing
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