What Works

Child Trends’ What Works is a searchable register of over 600 programs that have had at least one randomized evaluation to assess child or youth outcomes related to education, life skills, and social/emotional, mental, physical, behavioral, or reproductive health. Program eligibility was not dependent on whether significant program impacts were found.

You can search our database by typing keywords into the “Search What Works” field below or by clicking on specific options related to program population, outcome, or approach. For an alphabetical list of all programs, click “View All Programs.” Learn about the structure of our program descriptions, about our eligibility criteria, and about the definitions and methodology we use.

To share feedback or to submit an evaluation for consideration, please email: whatworks@childtrends.org

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