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Early Childhood Development

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State Policy Levers for Expanding Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment

February 21, 2019
Julie Seibert, PhD, Holly Stockdale, MA, Rose Feinberg, MA, Erin Dobbins, MA, Elysha Theis, BA, and Sarita L. Karon, PhD RTI International Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (55 PDF pages)
ASPE Issue Brief

Expanding Access to Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment Issue Brief

February 21, 2019
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Research on Early Childhood Homelessness

October 30, 2016
This infographic shows that, in the United States, infancy is the age at which individuals are most likely to enter shelter or transitional housing, followed by ages one to five, and homelessness during pregnancy and in the early years is harmful to children’s development. Given the research showing the importance of addressing early childhood homelessness, the U.S.

Children in Nonparental Care: Findings from the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health

February 28, 2014
This ASPE Research Brief presents analyses of the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health describing the characteristics, health and well-being of children who live with neither of their biological parents. The analysis compares children living with neither of their biological parents to children living with one or two biological parents.

Work-Family Supports for Low-Income Families: Key Research Findings and Policy Trends

February 28, 2014
The paper addresses four areas of work-family policy with particular relevance for the wellbeing of low-income working parents and their families: (1) unpaid family and medical leave, (2) paid parental or family leave (extended leave), (3) paid sick leave (short-term leave), and (4) workplace flexibility or initiatives to expand employees’ control over work shifts, hours, and other circumstance

In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Exploring the evidence for Thresholds of School Readiness Technical Report

November 30, 2012
ASPE Report   By: Tamara G. Halle, Elizabeth C. Hair, Margaret Buchinal, Rachel Anderson, and Martha Zaslow Prepared for: Laura Radel Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Examining the Predictive Power of Children's School Readiness Skills

November 30, 2012
ASPE Research Brief By: Tamara G. Halle, Elizabeth C. Hair, Margaret Buchinal, Rachel Anderson, and Martha Zaslow
Literature Review

State of the Science and Practice in Parenting Interventions across Childhood: Literature Review and Synthesis

November 30, 2012
In 2009 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funded a project designed to better understand how to support parents throughout children’s development in order to ultimately promote positive long-term outcomes; in particular, positive adolescent development and reductions in risky behavior.

Children in Nonparental Care

November 30, 2012
Typically, one or two parents and a child – along with any siblings – comprise a family, and the parents’ interactions with the child are a primary driver of the child’s development. Yet nearly 4 percent of U.S. children (nearly 3 million) live in homes with no parent present.