Unformatted text preview: What are problems with day care for kids? Many serious diseases (Family Policy May 89) Children in daycare (especially infants) more likely to: Avoid parent when reunited (several studies show) Cry more at separation More temper tantrums, physical aggression, arguing, threatening (a number of studies show this). Less compliant, less persistent, withdrawal. Other problems with childcare agencies: Low pay, thus high turnover. Lack of consistent caregivers result in more aimless wandering by kids. Also less interactions with other kids & harder to learn words. (need to avoid centers with high turnover, poverty wages for staff) Conflict in values/rules between center & home Excessive peer dependence Especially dangerous (and especially valued by some) are “fast track” preschools & daycare centers...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10