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Updated two-generation policy brief series (May, 2019). These research briefs (Chase-Lansdale et al., 2019; Sabol et al., 2019; Sommer et al., 2019) present the one and two year effects of CareerAdvance® on parent outcomes, child outcomes, and child attendance and chronic absence. CareerAdvance®, developed and run by the Community Action Project of Tulsa County (CAP Tulsa), is a healthcare training program designed for parents of children enrolled in CAP’s Head Start programs. 

Publications

Policy briefs

Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Sabol, T. J., Sommer, T. E., Chor, E., Cooperman, A. W., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., King, C., & Morris, A. (2019). What are the Effects of a Two-Generation Human Capital Program on Low-Income Parents' Education, Employment and Psychological Well-Being? Two-Generation Programs: Policy Brief I. Washington DC: Ascend at the Aspen Institute.

Sabol, T. J., Chor, E., Sommer, T. E., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Morris, A., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., King, C., & Guminski, S. (2019). What are the Effects of a Two-Generation Human Capital Program on Children's Outcomes in Head Start? Two-Generation Programs: Policy Brief II. Washington DC: Ascend at the Aspen Institute. 

Sommer, T. E., Schneider, W., Chor, E., Sabol, T. J., Chase-Lansdale, P.L., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., Morris, A., & King, C. (2019). What Are the Effects of a Two-Generation Human Capital Program on Children’s Attendance and Chronic Absence in Head Start? Two-Generation Programs: Policy Brief III. Washington DC: Ascend at the Aspen Institute.

CAP Tulsa (2019). CAP FLS Year 1 and 2 Findings. Short Brief. Tulsa, OK: CAP Tulsa and Northwestern University.

Peer reviewed journal articles

Chase-Lansdale, P.L., Sabol, T.J., Sommer, T. E., Chor, E., Cooperman, A.W., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., & Morris, A. (in press). Effects of a two-generation human capital program on low-income parents’ education, employment and psychological well-being. The Journal of Family Psychology.

Sommer, T. E., Gomez, C. J., Yoshikawa, H., Sabol, T., Chor, E., Sanchez, A., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2018). Head Start, two-generation ESL services, and parent engagement. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

Sommer, T. E., Sabol, T. J., Chor, E., Schneider, W., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Brooks-Gunn, J., Small, M., King, C., & Yoshikawa, H. (2018). A two-generation human capital approach to anti-poverty policy. The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 4(3), 118-143. doi: 10.7758/RSF.2018.4.3.07.

Sommer, T. E., Sabol, T. J., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Small, M., Wilde, H., Brown, S., & Huang, Z. Y.(2017). Promoting parents' social capital to increase children's attendance in Head Start: Evidence from an experimental intervention. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Sabol, T. J., & Chase-Lansdale, P. L. (2015). The influence of low-income children’s participation in Head Start on their parents’ education and employmentJournal of Policy Analysis and Management, 34(1), 136–61.

Sabol, T. J.Sommer, T. E.Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., King, C., Kathawalla, U., Alamuddin, R., Gomez, C., & Ross, E. C. (2015). Parent’s persistence and certification in a two-generation education and training programChildren and Youth Services Review, 58, 1-10.

Chase-Lansdale, P. L., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2014). Two-generation programs in the 21st century. Future of Children, 24(1), 12–39.

Sommer, T. E.Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Brooks-Gunn, J., Gardner, M., Rauner, D. M., & Freel, K. (2012). Early childhood education centers and mothers’ postsecondary attainment: A new conceptual framework for a dual-generation education interventionTeachers College Record, 114, 1–40.

Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Moffitt, R. A., Lohman, B. J., Cherlin, A. J., Coley, R. L., Pittman, L. D., Roff, J., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2003). Mothers’ transitions from welfare to work and the well-being of preschoolers and adolescentsScience, 299(5612), 1548–52.

Book chapters and invited reports

Gardner, M., Brooks-Gunn, J., & Chase-Lansdale, P. L. (2017). The two-generation approach to building human capital: Past, present, and future. In E. Votruba-Drzal & E. Dearing (Eds.), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Programs, Practices, and Policies: Theory-based and Empirically-supported Strategies for Promoting Young Children's Growth in the United States. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Yoshikawa, H., Nieto, A. M., Sommer, T. E., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Weisner, T. S., & Senders, O. (2016). Money, time and peers in antipoverty programs for low-income families. In C.S. Tamis-LeMonda & L. Balter (Eds.), Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues. New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.

Sabol, T. J.Sommer, T. E., & Chase-Lansdale, P. L. (2015). Transforming the lives of parents and children together: two-generation educational programs as anti-poverty strategies. Essay prepared for Illinois Kids Count 2015.

Sommer, T. E., Sabol, T. J.Chase-Lansdale, P. L., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2015). Two-generation educational programs for parents and their young children. In S. Jones & N. Lesaux (Eds.), The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education: Linking Science to Policy for a New Generation of Pre-Kindergarten. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Coley, R. L., Li-Grining, C. P., & Chase-Lansdale, P. L. (2006). Low-income families' child care experiences: Meeting the needs of children and families. In N. Cabrera, R. Hutchins, & H. E. Peters (Eds.), From Welfare to Child Care: What Happens to Young Children when Mothers Exchange Welfare for WorkMahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Chase-Lansdale, P. L., & Duncan, G. J. (2001). Lessons learned. In G. J. Duncan & P. L. Chase-Lansdale (Eds.), For Better and for Worse: Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Children and FamiliesNew York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Edited volumes

King, C., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., & Small, M. (Eds). (2015). Two Generations. One Future: An Anthology from the Ascend Fellowship. Washington, DC: The Aspen Institute.

Sommer T.E., Sabol, T., Smith, T. , Dow, S., Barczak, M., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., & King, C. (2015). Promoting education: The two-generation approach of the Community Action Project of Tulsa, OK. In C. King, P.L. Chase-Lansdale, & M. Small (Eds.), Two Generations. One Future: An Anthology from the Ascend Fellowship. Washington, DC: The Aspen Institute.

Manuscripts under review or in preparation

Sommer, T.E., Schneider, W., Chor, E., Sabol, T.J., Chase-Lansdale, P.L., Brooks-Gunn, J.,… King, C. (2019). The effects of a two-generation human capital program on children’s attendance in Head Start. Child Development.

Sommer, T.E., Sabol, T., Dela Cruz, K., Chase-Lansdale, P.L., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., & King, C. (in preparation). Using parent perspectives to understand effects of a two-generation human capital program on parent outcomes.

Sabol, T.J., Chor, E., Sommer, T.E., Chase-Lansdale, P.L., Morris, A., Brooks-Gunn, J., Yoshikawa, H., King, C. & Guminski, S. (in preparation). The effects of a two-generation education intervention on young children’s outcomes in Head Start. Developmental Psychology.

Sabol, T.J., Sommer, T.E., Chase-Lansdale, P.L., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (in preparation). A dual development framework for promoting parent and child outcomes together. Annual Review of Psychology.

Sabol, T.J., Kessler, C.*, Ross, E.*, Morris, A., & Sommer, T.E. (in preparation). Children’s internal representations for home and school.

Study and grant reports

CAP Year 1 Report (2012)

CAP Year 2 Report (2013)

CAP Year 3 Report (2014)

CAP Year 4 Report (2015)

The HPOG University Partnership Research Grant Brief (2015)

 

If you would like a copy of one of these publications, please email: marisa.sclafani@northwestern.edu