What Works

Child Trends’ What Works is a searchable register of over 700 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 here. Select “Show Advanced Filters” to search by target population, program characteristics, or outcomes.

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

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