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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Children Youth and  Families
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and OutcomesThriving in the 21st Century  (BOCYF)

Adolescence is a critical growth period in which youth develop essential skills that prepare them for adulthood. Prevention and intervention programs are designed to meet the needs of adolescents who... Read more

Interpersonal Violence Syndemics and Co-Occurring EpidemicsPreventing Violence in the Context of Opioid Misuse, Suicide, Social Disparities, and HIV: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF)

The syndemics model is used to describe co-occurring epidemics that have a multiplicative effect on bodily systems through the adverse interaction of two or more diseases or health conditions.... Read more

Multigenerational Approaches to Fostering Children's Health and Well-BeingThe Opioid Crisis as a Case Study: Proceedings of a Workshop  (BOCYF)

The opioid crisis is especially prevalent in rural and economically disadvantaged communities where poverty is associated with poor physical and mental wellbeing, health access is limited, opioid... Read more

Shaping Summertime ExperiencesOpportunities to Promote Healthy Development and Well-Being for Children and Youth  (BOCYF)

For children and youth, summertime presents a unique break from the traditional structure, resources, and support systems that exist during the school year. For some students, this time involves... Read more

Fostering Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development in Children and YouthA National Agenda  (BOCYF)

Healthy mental, emotional, and behavioral (MEB) development is a critical foundation for a productive adulthood. Much is known about strategies to support families and communities in strengthening the... Read more

Strengthening the Military Family Readiness System for a Changing American Society  (BOCYF)

The U.S. military has been continuously engaged in foreign conflicts for over two decades. The strains that these deployments, the associated increases in operational tempo, and the general challenges... Read more

The Promise of AdolescenceRealizing Opportunity for All Youth  (BOCYF)

Adolescence—beginning with the onset of puberty and ending in the mid-20s—is a critical period of development during which key areas of the brain mature and develop. These changes in brain structure,... Read more

A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty  (BOCYF,CNSTAT)

The strengths and abilities children develop from infancy through adolescence are crucial for their physical, emotional, and cognitive growth, which in turn help them to achieve success in school and... Read more

Achieving Behavioral Health Equity for Children, Families, and CommunitiesProceedings of a Workshop  (BOCYF)

In November 2017, the The Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity, convened a workshop on... Read more

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