Rose F. Kennedy Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center

Early Childhood Development / Education

Validation of the Revised Einstein Assessment of Skills (RFK UCEDD, 2016-2017) We re-fielded this brief tool that screens for learning problems in >1200 children in grades K-4. 

Funding:   

Years: 2016-2017

Contact(s): Ruth Gottesman, EdD 

 

Evaluation of CDC’s Learn the Signs /Act Early Children’s Books to Promote Developmental Monitoring (Centers for Disease Control, 2017-2018)  We are evaluating the impact of children’s books upon parents’ developmental awareness.   

Funding: Centers for Disease Control 

Years: 2017-2018

Contact(s): Karen Bonuck, PhD 

 

Efficacy of Group Attachment Based (GABI) Intervention for Vulnerable Families (Health Resources and Services Administration, 2011-2015) This clinical trial, based at RFK CERC, tested an intervention to reduce risks for maltreatment in families of birth-3 year olds, many of whom are at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. 

Funding: Health Resources and Services Administration 

Years: 2011-2015 

Contact(s):  Anne Murphy, PhD 

 

New York City Implementation of GABI: Evaluation- (Administration for Children’s Services, New York City, 2016-2023) We will evaluate the roll out of GABI across all 5 boroughs of New York City. 

Funding:  New York City, Administration for Children’s Services 

Years: 2016-2023 

Contact(s):  Anne Murphy, PhD 

 

Effectiveness of Autism-Specific Screening in Early Childhood Learning Environments (Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program, 2017-2018) This mixed method study will explore the acceptability and utility of adding autism-specific screening to routine developmental screening, in Head Start.  

Funding:Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program, 

Years: 2017-2018 

 

Contact(s): Mana Mann, MD 

Contact us

 CERC Director:
Theodore A. Kastner
ted.kastner@einstein.yu.edu
718.839.7119

Clinical Director:
Anne Murphy, Ph.D.
anne.murphy@einstein.yu.edu 

718.839.7295

Director of Operations:
Camille L. Rogers, M.A.
crogers@montefiore.org
718.430.3905

Office Coordinator:
George Lucas
glucas@montefiore.org
718.839.7165

 
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