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Summertime Opportunities to Promote Healthy Child and Adolescent Development: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BOCYF)
2016

What children and adolescents do and learn in the summertime can have profound effects on their health and well-being, educational attainment, and career prospects. To explore the influence of... Read more


Moving from Evidence to Implementation of Early Childhood Programs: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF)
2016

In June 2016, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop titled “Moving from Evidence to Implementation of Early Childhood Development: Strategies for... Read more


Investing in Young Children for Peaceful Societies: Proceedings of a Joint Workshop  (BGH,BOCYF)
2016

With the worst human refugee crisis since World War II as the backdrop, from March 16 through March 18, 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, in partnership with UNICEF... Read more


Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice  (CLAJ,BOCYF)
2016

Bullying has long been tolerated as a rite of passage among children and adolescents. There is an implication that individuals who are bullied must have "asked for" this type of treatment, or deserved... Read more


Ensuring Quality and Accessible Care for Children with Disabilities and Complex Health and Educational Needs: Proceedings of a Workshop  (BOCYF)
2016

Children with disabilities and complex medical and educational needs present a special challenge for policy makers and practitioners. These children exhibit tremendous heterogeneity in their... Read more


Advancing the Power of Economic Evidence to Inform Investments in Children, Youth, and Families  (BOCYF)
2016

In recent years, the U.S. federal government has invested approximately $463 billion annually in interventions that affect the overall health and well-being of children and youth, while state and... Read more


Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8  (BOCYF)
2016

Decades of research have demonstrated that the parent-child dyad and the environment of the family—which includes all primary caregivers—are at the foundation of children’s well- being and healthy... Read more


Investing in Young Children for Peaceful Societies: Individual and Structural Transformation: Workshop in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF)
2016

With the worst human refugee crisis since World War II as the backdrop, from March 16 to March 18, 2016, the Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally, in partnership with UNICEF and the King... Read more


Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Open Society Foundations; and the International Step by Step Association (ISSA)  (BGH,BOCYF)
2016

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2015-2030 strive for a world that is "just, equitable, and inclusive," in which everyone receives care, education, and opportunities to thrive. Yet... Read more


Innovations in Design and Utilization of Measurement Systems to Promote Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health: Workshop in Brief  (BOCYF)
2016

On November 5-6, 2014, the Forum on Promoting Children’s Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health held a workshop in Washington, D.C., to address advances and gaps in measurement systems to promote... Read more


Ensuring Quality and Accessible Care for Children with Disabilities and Complex Health and Educational Needs: Workshop in Brief  (BOCYF)
2016

On December 9-10, 2015, the Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health held a 2-day workshop, "Ensuring Quality and Accessible Care for Children with Disabilities and... Read more


Opportunities to Promote Children's Behavioral Health: Health Care Reform and Beyond: Workshop in Brief  (BOCYF)
2016

The adoption of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) 2010 was a turning point in the history of behavioral health for children and adolescents in the United States. The ACA requires... Read more


Speech and Language Disorders in Children: Implications for the Social Security Administration's Supplemental Security Income Program  (BSP,BOCYF,HMD)
2016

Speech and language are central to the human experience; they are the vital means by which people convey and receive knowledge, thoughts, feelings, and other internal experiences. Acquisition of... Read more


Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins: Workshop in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF)
2016

On November 3-4, 2015, the Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, in partnership with the Open Society Foundations and the... Read more


Supporting Family and Community Investments in Young Children Globally: Summary of a Joint Workshop by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences  (BGH,BOCYF,HMD)
2016

To examine the science, policy, and practice surrounding supporting family and community investments in young children globally and children in acute disruptions, the National Academies of Sciences,... Read more


Identifying Opportunities for Prevention and Intervention in the Youth Depression Cascade: Workshop in Brief  (BOCYF)
2016

On November 19, 2015, the Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine cohosted a webinar with the... Read more



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