Early Childhood Development and Community Programs
Chapter 10 of the text reviewed early childhood development and community programs. It is important for human service professionals to have an understanding of the characteristics of successful early childhood development programs.
Please use your chapter reading and the Library to research peer reviewed journal articles to respond to the following:
Chapter 10 discussed several factors that have contributed to a renewed interest in early childhood development. List two factors that have contributed to this interest and provide a summary of each factor.
There are risk factors involved with early childhood programs. Analyze the benefits of providing “universal programs” for young children and their families.
There are limitations to early childhood development programs. Identify one limitation and explain how it can impact the effectiveness of this type of community program.
Examine community responses that contribute to a successful implementation of early childhood development programs. Choose one response and analyze how a human service profession could facilitate this type of response in the community.