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This brief summarizes key concepts of self-regulation and stress and presents findings from a literature review on the relationship between stress and self-regulation...

This report is the fourth and final in a series on Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress; it is targeted specifically towards program administrators and practitioners.  This report reviews the key concepts for understanding self-regulation, including the relationship between stress and self-regulation. Additionally, it summarizes principal findings from a comprehensive review of self-regulation interventions.  Finally and most importantly, it addresses how current theory...

A number of leading marriage and relationship education programs encourage couples to value and to understand…

In June 2010, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Care, in partnership with the...

This is the second in a series of four inter-related reports titled Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress. The first report, Foundations for Understanding Self-Regulation from an Applied Developmental Perspective provides a comprehensive framework for understanding self-regulation in context, using a theoretical model that reflects the influence of biology, caregiving, and the environment on the development of self-regulation. This second report, A Review of...

Adolescence and young adulthood are times of both risk and opportunity with regard to self-regulation. This brief describes the importance of self-regulation for adolescents and young adults and provides guidelines for supporting self-regulation development for 14-25-year-olds...

This report describes the results of a comprehensive review of self-regulation interventions spanning birth to young adulthood and a range of outcomes...

This is the first in a series of four inter-related reports titled Self-Regulation and Toxic Stress.  The first report, Foundations for Understanding Self-Regulation from an Applied Developmental Perspective (1) provides a comprehensive framework for understanding self-regulation in context, using a theoretical model that reflects the influence of biology, caregiving, and the environment on the development of self-regulation.  The second report, A Review of Ecological, Biological...

A key element of the Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF’s) strategy for implementing the…

This brief examines how provider training and education are related to parent- and provider-reported indicators of…