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 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 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...

Examples of completed Action Plans for the five strategy prongs and data collection, as described in Module 5 of the online Positive School Discipline course. File:  ActionPlanExemplars.pdf Age...

A description of how addressing school suspension issues could benefit a variety of potential partners. Can be used in making the case to partners. File:  BenefitsforPotentialPartners.pdf Age Group...

This brief takes an in-depth look at how organizations of all types, in diverse settings, are implementing a collective approach to solve large-scale social problems. It outlines several initiatives...

A guide for making a detailed case about an issue (such as positive school disipline) to engage a partner to join a colloborative initiative. File:  MakingtheCaseMobilizingStakeholders.pdf Content...

This Framework describes a holistic three-step process for implementing a comprehensive, multipronged approach to positive school discipline. File:  PSD_Framework_Comprehensive.pdf Age Group: ...

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