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Describes innovative strategies that the six Project LAUNCH grantees funded from 2010-2015 used to improve outcomes for children, families and communities.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Capacity Building/Workforce Development | Developmentally Appropriate | Disparities/Disproportionalities | Early Care and Education | Early Childhood | Evaluation | Evidence Based/Informed | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Home Visiting | Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care | Parent Skills Training | Partnership | Policy | Resource Leveraging | Screening and Assessment | Social and Emotional Well-Being | Substance Use Prevention | Sustainability | System Change

Contains activities suitable for a different age group, from infants to teenagers. The guide may be read in its entirety (which includes the introduction and references) or in discrete sections geared to specific age groups.

Developmentally Appropriate | Social and Emotional Well-Being

Reviews four foundations for young children's development that appear to underlie children's competence and predict success in school from Prekindergarten through Third Grade: self-regulation, representation, memory, and attachment.

Developmentally Appropriate | Early Childhood

Reviews each state’ s early childhood regulations and any other policies associated with these regulations.

Developmentally Appropriate

Compiles a list of NAEYC online resources arranged according to application selection criteria intended to guide states as they complete their applications. The resources range from web pages to briefs and reports to position statements. 

Developmentally Appropriate