How does incarceration affect the context and processes of parenting? This research presentation examines how salient demographic status, along with cumulative disadvantage, institutional practices, and a sociopolitical environment characterized by stigma serve to shape intraindividual and relational processes linked to parental imprisonment.
Tools of the Trade II is a staff-development module that uses a "train-the-trainer" approach to deliver a comprehensive 21-hour training for afterschool program frontline staff and youth workers on incorporating science, engineering and technology (SET) into afterschool programming. Using a hands-on, interactive skill-building approach, it provides tools drawn from best practices to help afterschool staff enhance communication, management and educational delivery of afterschool programs.
Learn about two exciting Extension marriage education programs and the new National Extension Relationship and Marriage Education Model. The National Extension Relationship and Marriage Education Model is a research-based, theoretically grounded, and best-practice informed tool to help educators design, deliver, and evaluate programs that support healthy couple and marital relationships.
This webinar highlights findings from a national evaluation designed to discover ways states are promoting youth-adult partnerships and other levels of citizenship. The study's aim was to gain a better understanding of the challenges and successes encountered by 4-H youth development programs when launching statewide initiatives that engage youth and adults as partners.
Managing Stress focuses on helping families manage stress using the timeless model developed by Reuben Hill and a new program developed by Wally Goddard and James Marshall. The session equips participants to better manage their own stress and help those they serve do the same, providing practical skills and useful materials.
This framework is a vital tool for early childhood education and care providers seeking to build effective engagement strategies. While the framework is intended for Head Start and Early Head Start programs, its lessons are useful and applicable to a much broader audience of early childhood programs. This framework outlines an approach to building solid foundations for successful parent and family engagement in three areas: program leadership, continuous improvement, and professional development.
The primary purpose of the Resource Guide is to provide leaders in the early childhood (0-8) field with an introduction to current resources and best practices across the country in developing information systems.
The mission of the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) is to increase the capacity of health and mental health programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems.
This resource provides a summary of an interactive telephone training designed to help participants learn more about the resources we have posted about helping your communities cope with the war in Iraq.
A website that offers research-based information on building healthy communities. The information is broken down into several topics, including building safe neighborhoods, living wage jobs, viable economics, healthy families and children, and collaborative leadership.