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2012-03-13 21:43:10

Research: Evaluation of peer-led parenting intervention for child disruptive behavior problems: A community-based randomized controlled trial Children with disruptive behavioural problems and their parents can benefit from peer led parenting classes, claims a study published today on bmj.com. The authors, from the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, studied parents and children (aged 2-11 years) from 116 families. The parents were seeking help with managing their children's...

2011-04-15 09:35:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a growing initiative to offer parents practical strategies and perspectives on everyday parenting issues, Akron Children's Hospital of Akron, Ohio, announces the launch of its 60-Second Positive Parenting(TM) video series. Hosted by child psychologist Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of Akron Children's Parenting and Family Support Services, the new 60-second segments premiere every Wednesday and feature topics ranging from management of...

2009-09-16 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- While research shows many American children become more sedentary in adolescence, a nationwide program - Triple Play - is reversing the trend by motivating them to be more physically active, according to a report released today. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/ccna/39748/ The Triple Play program was launched in 2005 by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) in collaboration with the Department of Health and...

2009-01-26 12:48:00

When parents have access to proven parenting information and support, key measures of child maltreatment fall, U.S. researchers said. The study, published in the online edition of the journal Prevention Science, found lower rates of confirmed abuse cases, child out-of-home placements and hospitalizations and emergency room visits for child injuries in counties where parenting support was implemented. Lead investigator Ron Prinz of the University of South Carolina used a multilevel system of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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