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Presented at the 18th Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 1000 Room: Salon E & F
Presenting: J Fred Springer
All Authors for this paper: J Fred Springer
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: The initial Starting Early Starting Smart (SESS) study tested effectiveness of integrated systems of care for at-risk children ages zero to five and their families. Rigorous evaluation of 12 programs demonstrated statistically significant improvement in access to service, caregiver behavioral health, family environment and child social-emotional and linguistic development. The Extended SESS analyses presented here test whether positive outcomes were sustained over an additional 18 months in five selected sites. Significant positive trends for SESS participants relative to comparison are sustained or emerge in several areas. Program design and implementation, participant characteristics, and research method help explain extended outcome effects.
Session Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Presentation Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM