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Depicts a theory of change from the Frontiers of Innovation community for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families. It describes the need to focus on building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening the communities that together form the environment of relationships essential to children’s lifelong learning, health, and behavior.
Provides a user-friendly guide for what to do and how to communicate about the harmful effects of illicit drugs and alcohol to children from elementary through high school. Organized in 6 major sections: 1) How This Book Will Help You? 2) What Substances Do Kids Use? 3) Why Do Kids Use Drugs? 4) How Do I Teach My Child About Drugs? 5) What If I Think My Child is Using Drugs? 6) Resources.
Highlights the definition of family-driven care," and provides guiding principles of family-driven care.
Designed to solicit guidance from families and youth and to portray the critical issues in children’s mental health policy and service delivery from the perspective of stakeholders in the family and youth movement.
Reviews best practices for engaging families and communities in students’ learning and academic, social, and emotional development.
Provides information for youth serving agencies to improve their relationship between their organization, the youth, and the families with whom they work. Highlights best practices and strategies for engaging youth, developing and evaluating youth-adult partnerships,and building leadership opportunities for youth.
Guides boards involved in policy making, governance, and financing of health, human service, education and related systems to embrace family and youth involvement. Includes a self-assessment, practical information, tips and tools.
Describes “family-driven-care” from four cultural perspectives, Asian, Black, First Nations, and Latino families living in the United States. Highlights the role and importance of incorporating “family culture” as defined by the family in the process of outreaching, engaging, and involving families in care.