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Child Health

Element Briefs

The Five Elements of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative

When writing a grant application to become a Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) community, project directors immediately

Early Childhood State Policy Profiles

NCCP compiled these overviews, which integrate data on multiple state policies in the areas of health, early care and education, and parenting and economic supports that affect the health and well-

A Call for Integrating a Mental Health Perspective into Systems of Care for Abused and Neglected Infants and Young Children

American Psychological Association

This article provides evidence for the importance of taking a comprehensive approach to meet the needs of infant and young children's mental health.

Environmental Health in Early Childhood Systems Building: Opportunities for States

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) has published a new paper which discusses some of the environmental hazards that threaten young children inside and nearby home and/or early child

State-level Indicators for Social-emotional Development

This report addresses the process of creating a system of indicators for social-emotional wellness, examines recent state experiences in this area, and describes a framework for moving forward in t

The Pre[K] Now Campaign

This Web page provides updates on programs that provide evidence for the concrete benefits of investing in early childhood education and social-emotional development earlier on.

Raising the Bar: Meeting the Needs of Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders

Date/Time (ET): 
April 7, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) invites you to participate in a webinar,

National Black Child Development Institute Website

The NBCDI has been steadfast in its mission to improve and advance the lives of black children and their families through advocacy and education.

Portrait of Inequality

This CDF report illustrates the gross inequalities facing black children compared to white children, across all critical indicators of well-being.

The Black Community Crusade for Children

In this column, Marian Wright Edelman addresses the crisis facing black children today and documents the growing movement to reverse these trends.