Provides policy focused research, policy design, leadership development, technical assistance and training for government officials and community leaders. Includes an electronic resource center on immigrant integration issues, with a special focus on state and local policies and data.
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Provides training, policy, and development services to help American Indian children grow up safe, healthy, and spiritually strong. Offers free downloads of research and publications and many other resources for an additional fee or for members only.
Discusses the impact of bias-based bullying and violence in schools and helps schools to better meet the needs of sexual minority youth and children with sexual minority parents/guardians by providing resources to schools, skill-based training for educators, and more.
Developed through the Education and Capacity Building Program detailed on the NNIRR website, this platform serves as a space to share immigrant/refugee experiences, understand those of others, share strategies, and develop collective visions for a better world.
Provides organizations, agencies, groups, and individuals a space to work together to communicate what is important to them, to learn together, to do work together, and to collaborate in addressing complex educational problems.
Gives an overview of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program and tribal MIECHV program which are designed to (1) strengthen and improve the programs and activities carried out under Title V of the Social Security Act; (2) improve coordination of services for at-risk communities; and (3) identify and provide comprehensive services to improve outcomes for families who reside in at-risk communities.
Provides a multitude of resources and takes a public health approach to preventing youth violence before it starts.
Provides a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for individuals with substance use concerns, as well as those who are at risk of developing substance use disorders.
Provides an annual survey of 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students on alcohol and drug use (e.g., inhalants, amphetamines, cigarettes). In 2010 over 46,500 students reported current 30-day, annual, and lifetime use, as well as perceived harmfulness and availability of drugs. Yearly reports are available since 1975.
Provides a resource for systematic reviews of research and recommendations about effective strategies for improving public health, including reducing school-violence. Examination of youth violence prevention strategies has included firearm laws, therapeutic foster care, universal school-based violence prevention programs, and transfer of juveniles to adult courts.