This Evidence to Action brief documents the crucial role that timely prevention, detection and intervention services play in achieving positive health outcomes for children with mental health disorders, and it identifies action steps that state and federal policy makers can take to...
This Evidence to Action brief identifies action steps that can be taken by state and federal policy makers that could improve placement stability for children in foster care, thereby improving the health, educational, and social-emotional outcomes for these children. Placement in...
This Research at a Glance brief documents the effectiveness of providing decision support strategies and tools to clinicians for promoting the initiation of the HPV vaccine series, and it documents the effectiveness of providing decision support strategies and tools to families for...
This Research at a Glance brief summarizes the findings and recommendations of a PolicyLab research project that reveals that the proportion of children in foster care who are prescribed psychotropic medication continues to be much higher than all Medicaid-enrolled children.
This Research at a Glance brief summarizes findings of an evaluation of the Pennsylvania Nurse-Family Partnership program. For more details, see our Evidence to Action brief.
This Research at a Glance brief describes the findings from a PolicyLab study looking at which children are using antipshycotic medications, and for what conditions.
This Research at a Glance brief compiles the results of focus groups with parents, caseworkers, teachers, and counselors discussing the challenges of improving educational outcomes for children in child welfare.
This Research at a Glance brief presents findings from a recent study of refugee health, including findings that refugees are more likely to have worse health status, chronic disease, disabling pain, and higher rates of uninsurance than other immigrants.
This Research at a Glance brief summarizes the results of a PolicyLab study that described the relationship between serious traumatic brain injury among children and rates of foreclosure.
This Research at a Glance brief describes the goals, methods and findings of a PolicyLab project designed to help families and clinicians make decisions about ADHD treatment.