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).
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This resource is intended for educators, family leaders and others interested in strengthening their family engagement approaches and practices in schools and classrooms.
NYC Project LAUNCH describes work to support parents and families using the Circle of Security Parenting Program.
NYC Project LAUNCH highlights and summarizes work to support enhanced home visiting and provides recommendations for future efforts.
Describes innovative strategies that the six Project LAUNCH grantees funded from 2010-2015 used to improve outcomes for children, families and communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Makes the case for creating opportunities for families by addressing the needs of parents and their children simultaneously.