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Regina Coeli Child Development Center Site Visit
Throughout the 20th century, the primary idea psychology thought about young children is that children are very impressionable and malleable. By the age of, perhaps six or seven, their minds and personalities are formed, and they become much harder to change. During this time, sociologists were trying to find solutions for various social problems, like school failure, poverty, and juvenile delinquency. Eventually, experts in child development put two and two together and began developing intensive early intervention preschool programs for low socio-economic children and their families. The idea was to provide them with an enriched educational environment at a pre-school, improve mental health, and perhaps to teach parents how to enhance their environments at home. One such program that reaches out to families and children is Regina Coeli Child Development Center.
Background of Regina Coeli Child Development Center
Regina Coeli Child Development Center is a Head Start Grantee Organization that serves area children and families in a five parish area. Regina Coeli serves approximately 2115 children program wide. Regina Coeli Child Development Center offers three distinct programs. Head Start offers center-based and home-based comprehensive preschool programs for children from three to five years. Early Head Start offers a program for pregnant mothers and children from the age of six weeks to three years. Migrant and Seasonal Head Start offers program for children from six weeks to fives years, whose families work planting and harvesting agricultural crops (Regina Coeli Child Development Center, n.d.).
Regina Coeli Child Development Center is a nonprofit organization that receives the bulk of its funds through Federal Block Grants from the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The portion of funding…...

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