Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Quality improvement in home-based child care settings: Research resources to inform policy

Authors: Sharmila Lawrence and Sam Stephens
Publication Date: November 2015

This Topic of Interest provides a comprehensive list of research in the Research Connections collection that was published in 2005 or later addressing issues related to quality improvement specifically in home-based child care. The resources are grouped under the following headings: Overviews, Summaries, and Reviews of Quality Improvement Strategies & Interventions that Included Home-Based Child Care; Evaluations of Specific Quality Improvement Strategies & Interventions that Included Home-Based Child Care; Evaluations of QRIS Quality Improvement Interventions that Included Home-Based Child Care; Measuring Quality in Home-Based Child Care Settings; Factors Affecting Quality and Participation in Quality Improvement in Home-Based Child Care Settings; Characteristics, Interests, Needs, Experiences, and Perspectives of Home-Based Child Care Providers; and Policy Issues and Options for Home-Based Child Care. (author abstract)

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