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The Self-Sufficiency Project at 36 Months [microform] : Effects on Children of a Program That Increased Parental Employment and Income / Pamela Morris and Charles Michalopoulos
Bib ID 5675303
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Morris, Pamela
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2000 
186 p. 
Summary

This report examines effects of the Self-Sufficiency Project (SSP) for three age groups of children (younger cohort aged 3-5, middle cohort aged 6-11, and older cohort aged 12-18) at the 36-month interview. A companion report on effects of the SSP on adults is available separately. Chapter 1 describes the SSP incentive, project design, and SSP impact on adult economic outcomes. Chapter 2 describes the sample and methods; describes the information used to assess the effects of SSP on families and children; and presents SSP adult impacts by child cohort. Chapter 3 reports that SSP had no effects on the younger cohort; had small positive effects on cognitive and school outcomes but no impacts on social behavior and emotional health for the middle cohort; and may have increased substance use and minor delinquent activity in the older cohort. Chapter 4 reports SSP had almost no effect on parenting behavior and parental functioning for families; increased child care participation for the younger cohort; increased child care and participation in after-school activities for the middle cohort; and had no impacts on child care or after-school activities but increased engagement in chores and employment for the older cohort. Appendixes include a report on assessing the effect of survey non-response on estimated impacts; measures of child and family functioning; program impacts by child gender and province; and differences in impacts across the age cohorts. (Contains 52 references.) (YLB)

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Availability: Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, 50 O'Connor Street, Suite 1400, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L2, Tel: 613-237-4311, Fax: 613-237-5045, E-mail: info@srdc.org, Web site: http://www.srdc.org.

Sponsoring Agency: Human Resources Development Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).

ERIC Note: For related documents on the Self-Sufficiency Project, see ED 418 334, ED 432 693 and CE 080 391.

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Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Academic Achievement.  |  Adolescents.  |  After School Programs.  |  Behavior.  |  Child Health.  |  Child Rearing.  |  Cognitive Development.  |  Day Care.  |  Demonstration Programs.  |  Developed Nations.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Emotional Development.  |  Employment Patterns.  |  Foreign Countries.  |  Incentive Grants.  |  Income.  |  Poverty.  |  Preadolescents.  |  Preschool Education.  |  Program Effectiveness.  |  Program Evaluation.  |  Welfare Recipients.  |  Welfare Services.  |  Work Attitudes.  |  Young Children.  |  Youth Employment.  |  British Columbia Impact Studies New Brunswick
Form/genre Reports, Evaluative.
Other authors/contributors Michalopoulos, Charles, author  |  Social Research and Demonstration Corp., Ottawa (Ontario)
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