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  • Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness Review: Executive Summary & Brief - December 2019

    Published: December 18, 2019
    This executive summary and brief present the latest updates (December 2019) to the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review of home visiting program models that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age five. The executive summary provides an overview of the review process, a summary of the results, and a link to the HomVEE website for more detailed information...
  • Migrant & Seasonal Head Start Study 2017: Key Indicator Slides

    Published: December 13, 2019
    Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs provide child development, family support, and family engagement services to young children zero to five years of age and their migrant and seasonal farmworker families. MSHS programs are designed to meet the unique needs of migrant and seasonally working families. The Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) Study provides a national picture of MSHS programs, centers, families, and children across the United States in 2017...
  • Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Parents' Well-Being

    Published: December 11, 2019
    Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs provide child development, family support, and family engagement services to young children and their migrant and seasonal farmworker families. MSHS programs are designed to meet the unique needs of migrant and seasonally working families. MSHS programs usually provide bilingual services and sometimes operate in non-standard hours or in varying locations throughout the agricultural season...
  • Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG 1.0) Impact Study: Three-Year Impacts Report

    Published: December 9, 2019
    In 2010, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the first round of five-year Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG 1.0) to 32 organizations in 23 states; five were tribal organizations. The purpose of the HPOG Program is to provide education and training to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals for occupations in the healthcare field...
  • Home-Based Child Care Supply and Quality, 2019 - 2024 - Overview

    Published: December 9, 2019
    The Administration for Children and Families has contracted with Mathematica and the Erikson Institute to complete various activities examining home-based child care (HBCC) supply and quality. This project will: (1) fill gaps in our understanding of HBCC supply; and (2) address challenges defining and measuring quality in HBCC settings.
  • Human Services Programs in Rural Contexts, 2019–2022 - Overview

    Published: December 9, 2019
    Rural contexts present unique opportunities and challenges for administering human services programs, and ACF seeks to better understand these contexts through several programs. A key aspect of this study is its mixed-methods sequential explanatory design that will leverage the respective benefits of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. 
  • Human Trafficking Policy and Research Analyses Project, 2019 - 2024 - Overview

    Published: December 9, 2019
    This project will conduct research to answer questions identified by the Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF’s) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation and Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) that will inform the development of anti-trafficking strategies, policies, and programs to prevent and respond to human trafficking.
  • Competencies of Infant and Toddler Teachers and Caregivers: A Review of the Literature

    Published: December 4, 2019
    The first three years of a child’s life are a distinct developmental period, characterized by rapid brain development, reliance on relationships with adults, and extreme responsiveness to environmental variation. Yet little information is available about the specific knowledge, skills, and other attributes (that is, competencies) that are essential to the practice of teaching and caring for infants and toddlers (I/T) and are needed to support optimal development..
  • Engaging Young Men Involved in Chicago’s Justice System: A Feasibility Study of the Bridges to Pathways Program

    Published: December 4, 2019
    This report presents findings from a feasibility evaluation of the Bridges to Pathways (Bridges) program. Bridges was a program for young men in Chicago between the ages of 17 and 21 years who were involved with the criminal or juvenile justice system and lacked a high school credential. The program offered intensive mentoring and case management, as well as the opportunity to earn a high school credential, attend social-emotional learning workshops, and participate in a subsidized internship...
  • Specialized Case Management for Young Adults in Extended Federal Foster Care

    Published: November 27, 2019
    For many decades, child welfare agencies—with few exceptions—only served children. State responsibility for the safety and well-being of children in foster care ended at age 18 (or 19, at the state’s discretion, in the case of youth completing high school). But in the past 10 years, many states have extended foster care eligibility to age 21, and some provide supportive services through age 23...

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