ERIC Number: ED343710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Report on the Activities for the Year 1991 of the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, 102d Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
The House of Representatives Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families was created to provide an ongoing assessment of the conditions of American children and families and to make policy recommendations to Congress and the public. This report on the committee's 1991 activities includes summaries of 11 hearings, a list of witnesses and people who submitted testimony, highlights of legislation affecting children and families, and factsheets. The hearings focused on the following concerns: (1) reclaiming the tax code for American families; (2) generating innovative strategies for healthy infants and children; (3) community-based mental health services for children; (4) police stress and family well-being; (5) creation of a family-friendly workplace for fathers; (6) ways to help teenagers stay safe; (7) effects of noise on hearing loss in children and youth; (8) child abuse treatment and prevention in the 1990s; (9) National Children's Day; (10) comments of the Surgeon General on the prevention of underage drinking; and (11) automotive safety for American families. Most of the hearing summaries are followed by statistical factsheets, and minority position factsheets on health strategies for infants and children, police stress, and working fathers are provided. (AC)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Welfare, Drinking, Employed Parents, Family Problems, Family Programs, Fathers, Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Hearings, Mental Health Programs, Noise (Sound), Police, Safety, Taxes
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 552-070-12153-6; $3.75).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.