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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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?
Reviews best practices for engaging families and communities in students’ learning and academic, social, and emotional development.
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.
Highlights the definition of family-driven care," and provides guiding principles of family-driven care.
Provides information for youth serving agencies to improve their relationship between their organization, the youth, and the families with whom they work.
Describes “family-driven-care” from four cultural perspectives, Asian, Black, First Nations, and Latino families living in the United States.
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.