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Early Childhood Materials

Part II: Topic Specific Resources: Data and Outcomes

  • Children’s Mental Health Publications
    (http://nccp.org/publications/mentalhealth_pubs.html) Exit Disclaimer
    National Center for Children in Poverty
    These publications address a range children’s mental health topics including findings related to school readiness, social-emotional development, intervention, trauma, maternal depression, financial challenges, and policy.
  • Early Care and Learning Publications
    (http://nccp.org/publications/earlycareandlearning_pubs.html) Exit Disclaimer
    National Center for Children in Poverty
    These publications address a range childcare issues and their data outcomes including challenges, policy implications, teaching strategies, financial challenges, promoting school readiness and well-being.
  • Kids Count Data Center
    (http://datacenter.kidscount.org/?gclid=CKfJ6cbDxaACFSZo5Qodr1Wgbw) Exit Disclaimer
    Annie E. Casey Foundation
    This database of national statistics provides information on hundreds of measures of child well-being.
  • Publications/Multimedia
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    Annie E. Casey Foundation
    These resources have been prepared with one or more of several priority audiences in mind—including advocates, policymakers, practitioners, the media, researchers, and community members—and range from data on key indicators of child, family, and community well-being; evaluation studies; reflections and lessons learned to emerging practices; insight and evidence-driven tools and approaches, stories, and case studies; and overview information and fact sheets on Annie E. Casey Foundation initiatives.
  • Research and Statistics—Facts and Figures
    (http://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/facts.html)
    U.S. Department of Education
    Data and analysis on education across the nation is presented here.
  • Science News on Children and Adolescents
    (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/science-news-about-children-and-adolescents.shtml)
    National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health
    This collection of articles features information and data on a wide spectrum of issues relating the mental health of children and adolescents.
  • Systems of Care Materials
    (http://www.samhsa.gov/children/systemofcaremat.asp)
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    Reports featured here are based upon findings from system of care communities. The early childhood systems of care short report will be available here on National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2010, which is on Thursday, May 6, 2010.

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