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The Program for Agreement and Cooperation (PAC) in Contested Custody Cases 2007-2009: Implementation and Outcomes Evaluation Report
Megan Kuhfeld - Frances Ballard -
Jacinta Bronte-Tinkew - Camille Whitney - Mary Burkhauser -
Kassim Mbwana - Emily Lilja. Washington, DC: American Psycholgical Association Practice Organization. October 15, 2009.
This report presents key findings from the evaluation of the PAC in the District of Columbia, including information on the status of families in the program, the program’s characteristics and performance, and recommendations on how to further develop and improve
the program. Read more...
A Developmental Perspective on College and Workplace Readiness
October 14, 2009
Indicators for Child Maltreatment Prevention Programs
Timothy Ross - Sharon Vandivere. DC: The Center for the Study of Social Policy. October 2, 2009. This paper describes a set of indicators that could be used to assess the effectiveness of child maltreatment prevention programs. Read more...
Assessing Bullying: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Practitioners
Kathleen Sidorowicz; Elizabeth C. Hair; Alyssa Milot
Conflict among peers is common, and not necessarily a bad thing. Disagreement, teasing, and conflict are part of growing up, and children and adolescents need to develop skills to resolve these clashes. However, bullying, an extreme form of peer conflict or teasing, can be physically and psychologically harmful. Therefore, it is important for programs to be able to identify bullying, and to promote positive peer conflict resolution techniques for children and adolescents.
Assessing Peer Conflict and Aggressive Behaviors: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Practitioners
Kathleen Sidorowicz; Elizabeth C. Hair
Peer relations during middle childhood and adolescence are an important part of children’s social and emotional development. Children and adolescents pick up essential social and communication skills from their peers as they move into late adolescence and early adulthood. Peer conflict is not necessarily a bad thing; disagreement and conflict are part of life, and children and adolescents need to develop skills to resolve disagreements. However, peer conflict can cause significant emotional and physical harm and can lead to aggressive behaviors when youth lack the social skills necessary to cope with their frustrations.
Effective and Promising Summer Learning Programs and Approaches for Economically-Disadvantaged Children and Youth
This White Paper summarizes findings from an extensive literature review that was conducted to identify the most promising models and approaches for meeting the needs of low-income children, youth, and families during the summer months. Special attention is paid to summer learning programs that serve diverse, urban low-income children and youth. Data on program participation suggest that children and youth who would stand to benefit the most from summer learning programs (i.e., children and youth who are economically disadvantaged, have low school engagement, and/or exhibit problem behavior) are the least likely to participate.
Mary Terzian; Kristin Anderson Moore; Kathleen Hamilton
June 17, 2009
Positive Indicators of Child Well-being: A Conceptual Framework, Measures and Methodological Issues
Laura Lippman - Kristin Anderson Moore - Hugh McIntosh. October 2009. Innocenti Working Paper No. 2009-21. Florence, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.
Based upon a review of frameworks for positive indicator development for the well-being of children, this paper suggests a new comprehensive framework which identifies constructs for positive well-being as well as potential indicators and extant measures that fit with those constructs. The paper reviews existing data sources for examples of positive measures that are found in the proposed framework as well as research studies that have been successful in measuring these indicators. Read more...
Child Welfare: The Challenges of Collaboration
Timothy A. Ross
Child Welfare Brain Trust Panel
Congressional Black Caucus
September 25, 2009
The Timing of Termination of Parental Rights: A Balancing Act for Children's Best Interest
Raquel Ellis; Karin Malm; Erin Bishop
Facts at a Glance 2009
Facts at a Glance 2009-City Comparisons
1991 & 2006 Data
Facts at a Glance 2009-Repeat Births in Large Cities
Non-Participation in Out-of-School Time (OST) Programs: Research and Youth Perspectives
Tawana Bandy; Mary Terzian
DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation Grantee Institute
Vulnerable Youth: A Closer Look at Reproductive Health Outcomes
Existing research indicates that children and adolescents who
come into contact with service systems—including child welfare,
juvenile justice, and runaway/homelessness services—are
at risk for a number of negative outcomes as they transition to
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. September 2009. Read more...
What Works for Summer Learning Programs for Low-Income Children and Youth: Preliminary Lessons from Experimental Evaluations
Mary Terzian; Kristin A. Moore
The findings of this synthesis suggest that summer learning programs can be effective and are likely to have positive impacts when they engage students in learning activities that are hands-on, enjoyable, and have real-world applications. This review also suggests some insights into promising practices.
Accentuating the Negative: The Mismatch Between Public Perception of Child Well-being and Official Statistics
Lina Guzman - Laura Lippman, Kristin Moore - William O’Hare. Child Indicators Research, 2(4), 391-416. August, 2009. This paper reports findings from a series of polls designed to ascertain how well the American public understands the circumstances, characteristics, and living conditions of American children. Read more...
Developing Indicators of Youth Contribution
Youth Contribution Indicators Meeting
August 13, 2009
Fathering With Multiple Partners: Links to Children's Well-Being in Early Childhood
J. Bronte-Tinkew - A. Horowitz - M. Scott. Journal of Marriage and Family, Volume 71, Number 3, August 2009, pp. 608-631(24). Read more...
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