This article describes a science-based framework for the promotion of child health and development within distressed high-poverty neighborhoods. They provide a model of developmental influences and...

This paper reports on the development and implementation of Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS), a family-centered intervention for families facing the effect of wartime deployments.  It pays...

This study examines five American Indian children’s mental health projects that have developed systems of care based on their own cultures and the strengths of their families. The authors identify...

This brief defines truancy and the various kinds of truancy, including habitual truancy, chronic truancy, and chronic absenteeism. It discusses the risk factors attributed to truancy and provides...

This brief provides educators the strategies to promote social, emotional, and academic development in children through partnership with parents and families. 20110718_school-...

This publication highlights key prevention strategies that target children and their families. Referencing sources from scholars, the publication explains the influence families, schools,...

This resource observes the effects deployment has on children and their families’ mental health through three main phases: pre-deployment, deployment, and post deployment. It also provides...

This resource discusses the Multisystemic Therapy approach, a family-based treatment model for adolescents exhibiting serious antisocial behaviors such as violence, delinquency, and substance abuse...

This article discusses the issues of adolescents and prescription drug abuse. It describes ways that adolescents gain access to prescription drugs and provides signs to look for in order to prevent...

This article discusses the issue of cyberbullying in comparison to other more common forms of bullying, such as physical, verbal, and indirect. It provides an outline of methods that schools and...

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