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Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults  (BOCYF)
2014

Young adulthood - ages approximately 18 to 26 - is a critical period of development with long-lasting implications for a person's economic security, health and well-being. Young adults are key... Read more


Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors: 4-Volume Set  (CLAJ,BOCYF)
2014

All reports in this set are available to purchase separately. Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. These are not... Read more


Harvesting the Scientific Investment in Prevention Science to Promote Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health: Workshop Summary  (BOCYF,IOM)
2014

Over the past few decades there have been major successes in creating evidence-based interventions to improve the cognitive, affective, and behavioral health of children. Many of these interventions... Read more


Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Legal Sector  (BOCYF,CLAJ,IOM)
2014

Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. These are not only illegal activities, but also forms of violence and abuse... Read more


Strategies for Scaling Effective Family-Focused Preventive Interventions to Promote Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health: Workshop Summary  (BOCYF,IOM)
2014

Over the last three decades, researchers have made remarkable progress in creating and testing family-focused programs aimed at fostering the cognitive, affective, and behavioral health of children.... Read more


Building Capacity to Reduce Bullying: Workshop Summary  (BOCYF,CLAJ,IOM)
2014

Bullying - long tolerated as just a part of growing up - finally has been recognized as a substantial and preventable health problem. Bullying is associated with anxiety, depression, poor school... Read more


The National Children's Study 2014: An Assessment  (CNSTAT,BOCYF,IOM)
2014

The National Children's Study (NCS) was authorized by the Children's Health Act of 2000 and is being implemented by a dedicated Program Office in the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child... Read more


Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Health Care Sector  (BOCYF,CLAJ,IOM)
2014

Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. These are not only illegal activities, but also forms of violence and abuse... Read more


The Cost of Inaction for Young Children Globally: Workshop Summary  (BOCYF,BGH,IOM)
2014

The Cost of Inaction for Young Children Globally is the summary of a workshop hosted by the Institute of Medicine Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally in April 2014 to focus on investments in... Read more


Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for Providers of Victim and Support Services  (BOCYF,CLAJ,IOM)
2014

Commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States are frequently overlooked, misunderstood, and unaddressed domestic problems. In the past decade, they have received... Read more


Considerations in Applying Benefit-Cost Analysis to Preventive Interventions for Children, Youth, and Families: Workshop Summary  (BOCYF,IOM)
2014

Benefit-cost analyses hold great promise for influencing policies related to children, youth, and families. By comparing the costs of preventive interventions with the long-term benefits of those... Read more


New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research  (BOCYF)
2014

Each year, child protective services receive reports of child abuse and neglect involving six million children, and many more go unreported. The long-term human and fiscal consequences of child abuse... Read more


Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Improving the Science, Changing the Culture  (BOCYF,IOM)
2014

In the past decade, few subjects at the intersection of medicine and sports have generated as much public interest as sports-related concussions - especially among youth. Despite growing awareness of... Read more


Global Violence Prevention: Six-Volume Set  (BGH,BOCYF,CLAJ)
2014

Violence - for example, child abuse, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, gang violence, and suicide - is a major public health problem worldwide. In 2001, violence accounted for... Read more



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