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New guide available to adapt sexual health and goal-setting curricula to different youth populations

Child Trends researchers have developed a guide that enables facilitators of the El Camino program—an adolescent sexual health program for Latino teens—to better serve their target youth populations through curriculum adaptations while still retaining the core components of the curriculum. The El Camino Adaptation Guide provides facilitators and curriculum implementers with the tools and resources to guide them in […]


Strengthening Child Care and Early Education after COVID-19

A new research, evaluation, and data agenda aims to help child care and early education leaders consider how COVID-19 has and will impact children, families, programs, and policies. The agenda gives leaders tools they can use to begin addressing racial inequities, developing new projects and data initiatives, and more.  The context for child care and early education (CCEE) changed […]


Creative Arts and Body-Based Approaches for Group Work with Survivors of Trauma

Evidence is growing that creative arts and body-based approaches have a significant part to play in helping persons cope with the effects of trauma. Backed by significant neurological evidence on how trauma affects the brain and the entire nervous system, creative arts and body-based therapies complement traditional trauma treatments by focusing on not only the mind, […]


JIWC Community Spotlight: The Lotus Alliance

Rosie Laine with Sadie Whitehead & Kaylin Smith  JIWC December Community Spotlight Our JIWC newsletter editor, Rosie Laine, sat down with the co-directors of the Lotus Alliance, a prison doula project in Columbia, South Carolina. Kaylin Smith and Sadie Whitehead work in coalition with other doulas, medical students, and doctors to provide support in the […]


UMN Women’s Health Research Conference: Reproductive Justice and Person-Centered Care

The 16th Annual UMN Women’s Health Research Conference was half-day event hosted by Women’s Health Research Program and co-sponsored by the Center for Women in Medicine and Science and Center for Leadership Education in Maternal & Child Public Health. The conference featured plenary panel presentations, panel discussion, and a poster session on women’s health research. […]


Listening to and Justly Partnering with Collective Perinatal Health Solutions:

Wisdom and a Way Forward for Maternal and Child Health Professionals and Institutions State Title V/Maternal and Child Health (MCH) programs across the United States are to implement solutions created with communities to urgently close racial disparities in maternal health outcomes. There are countless programs across the nation, some just forming and others around for […]


School-based Suicide Prevention: Promising Approaches and Opportunities for Research

Rising numbers of youth suicide deaths have been an increasing concern, and patterns of emergency care visits suggest that the pandemic may have exacerbated suicide risk among certain groups of youth. School settings present a critical opportunity for identifying risk and preventing youth suicide. The proportion of youth who receive mental health care in schools […]


Communicating the Value of Joining the Title X Network Job Aid

The Reproductive Health National Training Center (RHNTC) works in collaboration with the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) and the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health to address the needs of Title X family planning service delivery grantees and Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) grantees through training and technical assistance (TA). The RHNTC […]