Tavecchio, Prof. Dr L.W.C. (Louis)





Prof. dr. L.W.C. Tavecchio is no longer working at the Department for Child & Family Studies but can be reached at his new place of business, the University of Amsterdam, via l.w.c.tavecchio@uva.nl.  

Academic Career

         

  • Principal Lecturer at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) (2007-present)
  • Professor Research in Child Care (endowed chair), Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2001-present)
  • Associate Professor, Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory (1979-2007)
  • PhD. Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam (1977)
  • Assistant Professor, Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory, Leiden University (1976-1978)
  • Registration as Behavioral Therapist, Dutch Association for Behavioral Therapy (1976)
  • Postgraduate Training in Behavioral Therapy (1973-1975); Dutch Association for Behavioral Therapy
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Psychofysiology, University of Amsterdam (1972-1975)
  • MSc. Clinical Psychology, University of Amsterdam (1971)
  • Research Assistant, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Psychofysiology, University of Amsterdam (1969-1971)
  • BSc. Psychology, University of Amsterdam (1968)

Research areas and activities

  • Childrearing in the Family
  • Childrearing in the Family and in Daycare 
        - effects of daycare on children's socio-emotional development
        - attunement of parents and professional caregivers to each other
        - recent developments and the quality of daycare
  • Sex-specific socialization and children's sex-role attitudes (with emphasis on boys and fathers)
  • Moral development and moral education
 

Selected publications

  • Vermeer, H.J., IJzendoorn, M.H., van, Kruif, R.E.L., de, Fukkink, R.G., Tavecchio, L.W.C., Riksen-Walraven, J.M.A., & Van Zeijl, J. (2005). Kwaliteit van Nederlandse kinderdagverblijven: Trends in kwaliteit in de jaren 1995-2005. Amsterdam: Nederlands Consortium Kinderopvang Onderzoek (NCKO).
  • De Schipper, J.C., Tavecchio, L.W.C., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Van Zeijl, J. (2004). Goodness-of-fit in Center Day Care: Relations of temperament, stability and quality of care with the child's adjustment. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19(2), 257-272.
  • IJzendoorn, M.H. van, Tavecchio, L.W.C., & Riksen-Walraven, J.M.A. (2004). De kwaliteit van de Nederlandse kinderopvang. Amsterdam: Boom. ISBN 90 5352 978 0.

Grants

  • Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment 500.000 Euro ('Project 2' of National Day Care Study), with professor Riksen-Walraven (Radboud University Nijmegen) and professor Van IJzendoorn (2005)
  • Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment 1.000.000 Euro (National Day Care Study), with professor Riksen-Walraven (University of Nijmegen) and professor Van IJzendoorn (2002)
  • SGW (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, NWO) f. 120.000,- ('Moral Development in the Schools' with D. Brugman, Utrecht University, and M.H. Van IJzendoorn) (1997)
  • Stichting Kinderopvang Nederland f. 160.000,- ('Quality of Daycare', with M.H. Van IJzendoorn) (1997)
  • Dutch Association for Educational Research (SVO, ANGO-ronde 1994), f. 50.000,- ('Moral Atmosphere in schools and students' Moral Reasoning Competence: Convergent and discriminant validity', with D. Brugman) (1994)
  • Programmerings College Onderzoek Jeugd (PCOJ)/Ministry of Health and Welfare, f. 375.000,- ('Childrearing in the Family and in Daycare', with M.H. Van IJzendoorn) (1994)
  • Ministerie van WVC/Nederlands Instituut voor Zorg en Welzijn (NIZW) f. 330.000,- ('Causal and protective factors in the genesis of homelessness in adolescents and young adults', with C. Bakker (NIZW) and W. Meeus, Utrecht University) (1993)
  • Pedon (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, NWO), Ph.D grant ('Sex-specific socialization and children's sex-role attitudes', with J.M. Janssens, Catholic University of Nijmegen) (1992)
  • Pedon (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, NWO), Ph.D grant ('Students' perception of the moral atmosphere in secondary school and the relationship between moral competence and moral atmosphere', with F.K. Kieviet) (1991)
  • Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland f. 250.000,- ('Family Interaction Training and Sensitive Responsiveness: The Development of a New Treatment', with M.H. Jongbloed, Paedological Institute Rotterdam) (1991)
  • Stichting Steunfonds Kessler-Stichting Den Haag f.150.000,- ('Neglectful parenting and homelessness: A preliminary investigation into the relationship between attachment and homelessness') (1990)
  • Stichting Ontwikkelingsfonds Dagbehandeling f. 60.000,- ('Procesevaluatie van dagbehandeling: Een vooronderzoek', with M.H. van IJzendoorn) (1989)
  • Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland f. 35.000,- ('Family Interaction Training and Secure Attachment: Development and Application of Diagnostic Tests') (1989)
  • Nederlands Comite voor Kinderpostzegels f. 81.400,- (Follow-up 'Working mothers and attachment', with M.H. Van IJzendoorn) (1985)
  • Psychon (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, NWO) f. 205.000,- ('Attachment to father, mother, and professional caregiver', with M.H. Van IJzendoorn) (1985)
  • Praeventiefonds f. 504.000,- ('Responsiveness and crying', with M.H. Van IJzendoorn) (1984)

Last Modified: 08-08-2017