Research on Programs

The Future of Children - Preventing Child Maltreatment
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Linking Home-Based Child Care and State-Funded Pre-School: The Community Connections
Pre-School Program
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Evidence-Based Practices

  • Evidence-Based Practice: A Primer and Resource Guide, Prevent Child Abuse America
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  • Evidence-Based Practice: Literature Review, Prevent Child Abuse America
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  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) Resource Guide
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  • Advice for Young Fathers
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Evidence-Informed Programs

  • Parents Anonymous® Support Groups
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  • What Works? A Study of Effective Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Programs
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  • Parenting Education, Child Welfare Information Gateway 
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  • Healthy Families New York's Randomized Trial: Impacts on Parenting After the First Two Years, NY State Office of Children and Families  
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  • What Works in Parenting Support: A Review of the International Evidence, Department of Education & Skills, UK
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Prevention Program Evaluation Tools

  • Results of the 2007 and 2008 Child and Family Services Reviews:  Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Children's Bureau
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  • Making Sense of Research 101, Prevent Child Abuse America
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  • Understanding Children's Exposure to Violence
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  • The Young Fathers Project: A Project to Develop and Evaluate a Model of Working with Young Vulnerable Fathers
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Evaluative Studies on The Family Tree and its Affiliates 

  • FY07 Ruth Young Center Interim Evaluation of Positive Parenting Program
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  • Parents Anonymous® Outcome Evaluation: Promising Findings for Child Maltreatment Reduction
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  • Healthy Families America
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  • Because Kids Count! PCA Study
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  • Poly-Victimization in a National Sample of Children and Youth
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