A Conceptual Model for Quality in Home-Based Child Care

This brief provides a conceptual model for developing quality improvement initiatives and professional development for home-based child care that takes into account the distinctive characteristics for these settings. The model is organized into three components: (1) foundations for sustainability of care; (2) lasting relationships; and (3) opportunities for learning and development. This publication can be used to develop standards, conduct additional research, or guide professional development systems.

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Systems Building
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Quality Improvement
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Child Trends
Amy Blasberg, Juliet Bromer, Courtney Nugent, Toni Porter, Eva Marie Shivers, Holli Tonyan, Kathryn Tout, and Bobbie Weber
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16 pages
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