Child Well-being

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Child Well-being

Children from families affected by HIV/AIDS and/or substance abuse may experience trauma, poverty, instability in the family and home environment, emotional problems and medical risks. However, community services are often available and serve to strengthen children’s protective factors and resilience.

Publications & Resources

Publications & Resources

Videos

The REAL Early Learning Challenge: Improving the Quality of Early Childhood Education (November 17, 2014)

 

The 30 Million-Word Gap: Providing Language Rich Environments for Dual Language Preschoolers (April 20, 2015)

 

Links

Links

  • Center for Child and Family Programs (CCFP)
    CCFP at Duke University seeks to enhance the lives of vulnerable children and families by conducting research, developing models of service, offering training curricula, providing TA, evaluation programs, and developing policy recommendations.
  • Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)
    CDF is a national nonprofit children’s advocacy organization.
  • Child Welfare Information GatewayChild Welfare Information Gateway provides resources on child abuse prevention, protecting children from risk of abuse, and strengthening families. This includes information on supporting families, protective factors, public awareness, community activities, positive parenting, prevention programs, and more.
  • FRIENDS: National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention
    FRIENDS serves as a resource for the child abuse prevention community and developed the Protective Factors Survey, an evaluation tool for use with caregivers receiving child maltreatment prevention services.
  • National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)
    NCCP is a national public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of low-income families and children.