Amy Susman-Stillman

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To test the hypothesis that dissociative process is the mechanism that accounts for the transmission of maltreatment across generations, a group of mothers who were abused and maltreated their children were compared to a group of mothers who broke the cycle of abuse. Mothers who were abused and are abusing their children were rated higher on idealization,(More)
Authentic assessment is widely recognized as a necessary component of high quality early Workforce Plan, Minnesota set a goal of developing an effective professional development infrastructure to promote the use of authentic assessment by early educators. The purposes of this study were to: 1) identify the gaps in knowledge and skills experienced by early(More)
The purpose of this Research Brief Series is to summarize key findings and implications from the Min-nesota Child Care Choices study, a three-year longitudinal survey of a sample of parents with low incomes who have at least one child age six or younger, have applied to receive financial assistance through Minnesota's welfare or child care subsidy programs,(More)
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Office of Planning, The majority of research on the quality of early care and education arrangements focuses on center-based arrangements, yet over half of young children in non-parental care spend time in home-based child care settings each week(More)
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