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Helen H. Raikes, Ph.D.

Helen H. Raikes, Ph.D. Biography:

Helen H. Raikes, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She received her doctorate in child development from Iowa State University. Previously, she has had teaching positions at the University of California, Davis, and at Iowa State University. Among other foci, she has maintained a career-long interest in secure base relationships for infants and toddlers and first created an attachment-based model while Director of Infant Toddler Programs and Director of Research at the SRI/Saint Elizabeth and Gallup Organization Child Development Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was also a Society for Research in Child Development Executive Policy Fellow at the Administration on Children, Youth and Families at the time the Early Head Start program began and co-directed the national research for that program. Today, her work focuses on programs for children in poverty, with special emphases on infants and toddlers, children at greatest risk, and optimal timing of intervention as it relates to developmental trajectories, school readiness, and later success, as well as on innovative continuous program improvement efforts using research and evaluation. She is a board member of the Nebraska Early Childhood Endowment Board, the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, and the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation and is a member of the National Forum on Early Childhood Program Evaluation.


Helen H. Raikes, Ph.D.'s Books

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  • Beautiful Beginnings

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-820-2

    Description

    More than 350 easy, fun, and research-supported activities help professionals and parents build on young children's natural strengths and interests, recognize emerging developments, and encourage progress in areas of concern.

    Paperback w/CD-ROM $49.95 Qty:
  • Beautiful Beginnings Stickers Set

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-822-6

    Description

    This sticker set accompanies Beautiful Beginnings: A Developmental Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers, which helps professionals and parents build on young children's natural strengths and interests, recognize emerging developments, and encourage progress in areas of concern.

    Set $19.95 Qty:
  • Extending the Dance in Infant and Toddler Caregiving

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-859-2

    Description

    A guide on care giving that examines the important early relationship between parents, caregivers and teachers and helps to understand the benefits of relationship and attachment.

    Paperback $34.95 Qty:

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