This is a wide-ranging look at the factors which positively and negatively affect the wellbeing of children and families.
- Discusses core developmental competencies for later life, the role of the family, the impact of different settings, and factors associated with lower levels of wellbeing
- Brings together the latest research from leaders in the field of child development
- Outlines important recommendations for families, caregivers, educators, social workers, and policymakers to assure and increase child wellbeing
- Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, which brings together leading research from across the social sciences
Keywords: Applied Psychology, Child development, cognitive skills, self-regulation, executive function, motivation for learning, literacy, parenting style, language development, poverty, effective parenting, child care, daycare, elementary school, primary school, high-risk neighborhoods, stress, parent-child relationship, early childhood, zero to three, child mental health, Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide