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Child Trends "What Works" Series: Educational Attainment

Child Trends

This online databank includes a review of programs and interventions aimed at educational attainment.

Promoting Social, Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes of Young Children Served Under IDEA

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)

This two-page brief discusses the necessity of social, emotional and behavioral outcomes in early childhood education.

Creating a Workforce in Early Childhood Mental Health: Defining the Competent Specialist

Herr Research Center for Children and Social Policy at Erikson Institute

In order to guide the field and establish common benchmarks for quality, this document defines topics of knowledge

Health Nexus

This organization provides resources, consultation, networking opportunities, and training to help organizations and individuals develop and implement prevention and health promotion strategies. Health Nexus’ focus areas include: early child development, chronic disease prevention, and health equity, as well as community and organizational capacity and inclusion.

Adapting Evidence-Based Treatments for Use with American Indian and Native Alaskan Children and Youth from Focal Point

The Indian Country Child Trauma Center (ICCTC)

Page 19 of this paper tackles how to take evidence-based practices (EBPs) that have validated norms and apply them to a number of different cultural groups.

Screening for Social Emotional Concerns: Considerations in the Selection of Instruments

Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI)

This document provides a brief overview of the use of screening.

State-based Home Visiting: Strengthening Programs through State Leadership

Columbia University National Center for Children in Poverty

This report helps inform the field about two central questions related to home visiting: 1.) Are states investing in home visiting in ways that promote improved outcomes for young children?

Art or Magic? Creating Community Awareness

Children's Village
Yakima, WA

There's no real magic involved with creating community awareness - it's an art form that takes a lot of good planning and hard work.

PATHS to Success

Harrisburg School District
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

In 2002, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was awarded two federal grants: a Safe Schools/Healthy Students and a Targeted Capacity Expansion (Prevention/Early Intervention).