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Reports

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for Providers of Victim and Support Services  (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


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


Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States  (BOCYF,CLAJ,IOM)
2013

Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Despite the serious and long-term consequences for victims as well as their... Read more


Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities  (BOCYF,IOM)
2009

Mental health and substance use disorders among children, youth, and young adults are major threats to the health and well-being of younger populations which often carryover into adulthood. The costs... Read more


Adolescent Health Services: Missing Opportunities  
2008

Adolescence is a time of major transition, however, health care services in the United States today are not designed to help young people develop healthy routines, behaviors, and relationships that... Read more


The National Children's Study Research Plan: A Review  (CNSTAT,BOCYF,BPH)
2008

The National Children's Study (NCS) is planned to be the largest long-term study of environmental and genetic effects on children's health ever conducted in the United States. It proposes to examine... Read more


Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility  (DBASSE)
2004

Alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous - both to themselves and society at large. Underage alcohol use is associated with traffic fatalities, violence, unsafe sex, suicide, educational... Read more


Engaging Schools:Fostering High School Students' Motivation to Learn  (BOCYF)
2003

When it comes to motivating people to learn, disadvantaged urban adolescents are usually perceived as a hard sell. Yet, in a recent MetLife survey, 89 percent of the low-income students claimed I... Read more


Working Families and Growing Kids:Caring for Children and Adolescents  (BOCYF,IOM)
2005

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Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence  (CLAJ,BOCYF)
2002

The shooting at Columbine High School riveted national attention on violence in the nation s schools. This dramatic example signaled an implicit and growing fear that these events would continue to... Read more


Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Justice  (CBASSE)
2001

Even though youth crime rates have fallen since the mid-1990s, public fear and political rhetoric over the issue have heightened. The Columbine shootings and other sensational incidents add to the... Read more


Risks and Opportunities:Synthesis of Studies on Adolescence  (IOM,CBASSE)
1999

This report constitutes one of the first activities of the Forum on Adolescence, a cross-cutting activity of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council of the National Academies.... Read more


Protecting Youth at Work:Health, Safety, and Development of Working Children and Adolescents in the United States  (CBASSE)
1998

In Massachusetts, a 12-year-old girl delivering newspapers is killed when a car strikes her bicycle. In Los Angeles, a 14-year-old boy repeatedly falls asleep in class, exhausted from his evening job.... Read more


Adolescent Risk and Vulnerability: Concepts and Measurement  (BOCYF)
2001

Adolescents obviously do not always act in ways that serve their own best interests, even as defined by them. Sometimes their perception of their own risks, even of survival to adulthood, is larger... Read more


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