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Reviews the data supporting treatments for young children with emotional, behavioral, and relationship problems and supports the policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The pediatrician has a critical role as the leader of the medical home to promote well-being that includes emotional, behavioral, and relationship health.
Describes innovative strategies that the six Project LAUNCH grantees funded from 2010-2015 used to improve outcomes for children, families and communities. This e-Book shares their lessons learned as they sought to bring policy and practice improvements to scale, enhance infrastructure, and implement direct services. The resource is rich with creative approaches, innovative strategies, and illustrative data from communities that can inform future early childhood efforts both within and outside of the LAUNCH community.
This resource summarizes the LAUNCH screening and assessment strategy, including why both are important to support children’s well-being, and how Project LAUNCH grantees are implementing and promoting these activities. This document can be shared with stakeholders to provide a brief overview of the strategy, to build their understanding of the LAUNCH model.
Describes how an investigation of the Ferguson Police Department revealed a pattern or practice of unlawful conduct within that violates the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, and federal statutory law.
Explores principles and strategies for engaging youth and young adults in decisions that affect them and the well-being of their communities.
Summarizes lessons learned from an experience with civil unrest, to offer guidance/strategies to communities around: 1) improving resilience, 2) identifying potential issues, 3) developing ways to address these issues before they become bigger problems, and 4) preparing to constructively manage unrest.
Describes steps that local community leaders can take after civil unrest or a divisive community incident. They also include long-term strategies to take once the immediate crisis has passed, to address the underlying causes of the conflict.
Provides national data showing how health care, family, and community factors are related to mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders in early childhood. Findings highlight specific factors that could be addressed through efforts at national, state and local levels.
Provides an overview of the qualifications and the professional development activities of the nation’s infant/toddler workforce, based on representative data collected by the National Survey of Early Care and Education.