The Better Beginnings, Better Futures Project: Findings from Grade 3 to Grade 9
December 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
Chapter 2. Project Description and Research Methodology.
Chapter 3. Child Outcomes at Grades 3, 6,and 9.
Chapter 4. Parent, Family,and Community Outcomes at Grades 3, 6,and 9.
Chapter 5. Economic Analysis.
Chapter 6. Discussion.
Alison J. Bradshaw is a Research Associate with the BBBF Research Coordination Unit. She is particularly interested in the effects of preventive interventions on the long-term health and well-being of disadvantaged children.
Kelly Petrunka has been the Associate Research Director of the BBBF Research Coordination Unit since its inception in 1990. Her major research interests include effectiveness and economic analyses of early childhood prevention programming for disadvantaged children and their families.
Geoffrey Nelson is Professor of Psychology and a faculty member in the graduate program in Community Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. His research and practice has focused on housing and self-help organizations for people with serious mental illness and community-based prevention programs for children and families.