Collateral benefits of the Family Check-Up on early childhood school readiness: indirect effects of parents' positive behavior support.

@article{Lunkenheimer2008CollateralBO,
  title={Collateral benefits of the Family Check-Up on early childhood school readiness: indirect effects of parents' positive behavior support.},
  author={Erika Lunkenheimer and Thomas J. Dishion and Daniel S. Shaw and Arin M. Connell and Frances Gardner and Melvin N. Wilson and Emily Moye Skuban},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={1737-52}
}
The authors examined the longitudinal effects of the Family Check-Up (FCU) on parents' positive behavior support and children's school readiness competencies in early childhood. It was hypothesized that the FCU would promote language skills and inhibitory control in children at risk for behavior problems as an indirect outcome associated with targeted improvements in parents' positive behavior support. High-risk families in the Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program participated in a… CONTINUE READING
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