ERIC Number: ED459937
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Chapin Hall Center for Children Projects and Publications, 2001-2002.
Chicago Univ., IL. Chapin Hall Center for Children.
This guide chronicles the ongoing work and writings of the Chapin Hall Center for children at the University of Chicago, a policy research center dedicated to bringing sound information, rigorous analyses, innovative ideas, and an independent, multidisciplinary perspective to bear on policies and programs affecting children. The guide, organized by major research area, presents an overview of the research and policy issues involved, describes Chapin Hall research in each area, and lists relevant projects and publications. Chapin Hall's research agenda currently includes the following major areas: (1) children's services, covering problems that threaten children and the services designed to address those problems; (2) primary supports for child and youth development, concerning the community resources that enhance the development and well-being of all children; (3) community building, focusing on development, documentation, and evaluation of community-building initiatives designed to make communities more supportive of children and families; (4) international work, covering Chapin Hall's involvement in the development of children's policy research centers in other countries, the development of relationships with researchers and organizations in other countries, and research collaborations across national boundaries. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Welfare, Children, Community Development, Global Approach, International Cooperation, Program Descriptions, Public Policy, Research and Development, Research Projects, Social Services, Well Being
Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago, 1313 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Tel: 773-256-5213; Fax: 773-753-5940; Web site: http://www.chapin.uchicago.edu.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chicago Univ., IL. Chapin Hall Center for Children.