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 provides Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) project directors, staff, and community partners with strategies for collaborating with the child welfare system and other community...

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 is a guide for Safe Schools and Healthy Students (SS/HS) project directors who organize programs based on the collective effort of educators, mental health providers, juvenile justice...

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 provides Safe Schools and Healthy Students (SS/HS) project directors with information to implement and assess the social and emotional learning (SEL) programs in their 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 brief outlines strategies to help schools implement substance abuse and violence prevention programs. These strategies aim to develop a positive school climate that creates norms inconsistent...

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