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In 2013, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services was awarded a Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement

This resource is intended for educators, family leaders and others interested in strengthening their family engagement approaches and practices in schools and classrooms. 

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement

NYC Project LAUNCH describes work to support parents and families using the Circle of Security Parenting Program.

Behavioral Health/Mental Health | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Social and Emotional Well-Being

NYC Project LAUNCH highlights and summarizes work to support enhanced home visiting and provides recommendations for future efforts.

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Home Visiting | Social and Emotional Well-Being

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

Shares the story of the Tribal Home Visiting Program implementation since 2010 as it has expanded home visiting services in tribal communities, serving 1,523 families and providing nearly 20,000 home visits, highlighting successes and areas of improvement.

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Home Visiting

Reviews what has been accomplished to date in the development of the “family voice” in all the child-serving systems—not just the substance abuse system but also the systems of mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, trauma support, education, and primary care.

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | System Change

Provides an overview of the evidence about the effectiveness of home visiting in preventing child maltreatment, identifies research gaps and discusses implications for key stakeholders.

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Home Visiting

Discusses a national cross-site evaluation of the Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting to Prevent Child Maltreatment (EBHV) initiative including key findings, implications for the field, and recommendations for future research. 

Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | Home Visiting

Makes the case for creating opportunities for families by addressing the needs of parents and their children simultaneously.

Early Care and Education | Education | Family Strengthening/Family Engagement | System Change