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...

This brief outlines strategies to carry prevention activities from the classroom and into the communities to ensure the community has a positive influence on youth. These strategies focus on...

This brief addresses the importance of family and community partnership in the success of the SS/HS initiative. The brief discusses the challenges of engaging families in the program and strategies...