Summarizes research conducted primarily over the past 10 years on how families’ involvement in children’s learning and development through activities at home and at school positively impacts literacy, mathematics, and social-emotional skills of children ages 3 to 8.
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Presents a in-depth look at how disconnected youth are faring in America’s cities, with data included on disconnected youth by state, congressional district, county, gender, and by race and ethnicity.
Summarizes lessons learned from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study about the prevalence, predictors and consequences of children’s exposure to: neighborhood violence, intimate partner violence (IPV), and harsh parenting.
Examines policy developments within an 11-site Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships initiative supported implemented from 2008 through 2012 to reduce teen dating violence (TDV) by promoting healthy relationship skills among middle school students.
Addresses findings of the Adverse Childhood Experience’s (ACE) study (grantees are familiar with this study) and suggests that Americans are ready for new approaches to address early childhood trauma and stress. This TED talk calls for a movement to address such trauma.
Presents a Florida-based website that is designed to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.
Discusses a study on how children react to aggressive behavior based on assumed intent. The study found children who assumed a hostile intent were more likely to react aggressively than those who assumed the offender meant no harm.
Presents a summary of Federal legislation since 1974 that has had a significant impact on the child protection and child welfare fields. The report also provides an overview of each act and its major provisions.
Analyzes data from repeated cross-sectional surveys that examine adolescent drug, alcohol, and substance use since 1975. Includes tables and charts for each type of drug and also breaks data out by subgroup.
Shares information about SAMHSA's "Suicide Safe" free app that helps healthcare providers, in particular primary care providers, integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients.