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Loomis, Alysse M. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Schools are increasingly being leveraged as intervention points to address childhood trauma due to the well-established links between childhood trauma exposure and poor child well-being outcomes. However, although preschool-aged children experience higher rates of trauma, such as maltreatment and violence exposure, than their older counterparts,…
Descriptors: School Role, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Trauma
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Jozkowski, Kristen N. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Over the last few years, there have been some egregious examples of rape culture on college campuses that call into question the effectiveness of current sexual-assault policies. This article contains brief recaps of four recent events that took place at prominent American universities, drawn from a laundry list of contemporary examples. They…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, Rape
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Hai-Jew, Shalin – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2009
Institutions of higher education have a vested interest in the health of their student populations, even without the traditional strictures of "in loco parentis". Student health issues involve stress management, healthy diet and exercise, the building of healthy social lives, effective relationship management, and the development of life…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Well Being, Colleges
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Brown, Eric C.; Graham, John W.; Hawkins, J. David; Arthur, Michael W.; Baldwin, Megan M.; Oesterle, Sabrina; Briney, John S.; Catalano, Richard F.; Abbott, Robert D. – Evaluation Review, 2009
Communities That Care (CTC) is a prevention system designed to reduce adolescent substance use and delinquency through the selection of effective preventive interventions tailored to a community's specific profile of risk and protection. A community-randomized trial of CTC, the Community Youth Development Study, is currently being conducted in 24…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Cohort Analysis, Community Characteristics, Prevention
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Edwards, Anna; Lutzker, John R. – Behavior Modification, 2008
SafeCare is an evidenced-based parenting program for at-risk and maltreating parents that addresses the social and family ecology in which child maltreatment occurs. SafeCare home visitors focus on behavioral skills that are trained to predetermined performance criteria. Recent research has stressed the importance of successful dissemination and…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Parents, Child Abuse, Prevention
Sendze, Monique – Computers in Libraries, 2006
Securing public access workstations should be a significant part of any library's network and information-security strategy because of the sensitive information patrons enter on these workstations. As the IT manager for the Johnson County Library in Kansas City, Kan., this author is challenged to make sure that thousands of patrons get the access…
Descriptors: Workstations, Public Libraries, Library Services, Library Role
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Glenn, Jean – Children Today, 1982
Describes an innovative way of providing funds for the prevention of child abuse, established by law in Kansas and under consideration in several other states. Listed are proposals approved for funding as of January, 1981, for potentially replicable projects focusing on primary prevention of child and/or spouse abuse.(RH)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Financial Support, Fund Raising, Prevention