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A Review of School Readiness Practices in the States: Early Learning Guidelines and Assessments

Child Trends

This brief provides an overview of state Early Learning Guidelines and statewide school readiness assessments administered in kindergarten, and outlines key considerations for thinking about readin

Military Families: The Effects of War on School-Age Children

SSHS Project Directors' Consortia Conference
August 3, 2010 - 11:30am - 12:45pm

Engaging Parents as Partners to Support Early Child Health and Development

Ensuring and coordinating services that support young children's healthy development requires strong and effective partnerships between families and health care providers.

24th Annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference

July 20, 2010
Tampa Florida

Participants attending the conference have the opportunity to learn, inform, network and discuss issues related to research, policy, and practice in children

Enhancing Pediatric Mental Health Care: Strategies for Preparing a Community

American Academy of Pediatrics

This supplement, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics

NFFCMH 21st Annual Conference: The Diversity & Resilience of Families

November 05, 2010
Atlanta, GA

The resilience of children, youth and families has forged the way to more family-driven, youth guided services systems.

Representing America's Youth: Addressing the Juvenile Justice Paradox

October 10, 2010
San Antonio, TX

This conference offers national symposium training, focus groups and policy discussions that are led by nationally recognized individuals at the federal, state, local, organizational and private se

Mental Health Affinity Group: Networking Session 5

Date/Time (ET): 
June 7, 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

In this MH Affinity Group session, participants learned about a quality assessment and improvement process in school mental health activities using an on-line tool developed by the National Assembl

Military Families: Impact on Children's and Families' Mental Health

Authored By: 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

The recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have required millions of American military personnel to leave their homes and families for deployment. More than 2 million men and women have been called into action since 2001—and almost 40 percent have been deployed more than once.