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Administration for Children & Families, 2018
This brief is a companion resource to "Building Financial Capability: A Planning Guide for Integrated Services" (also known as the Guide) and provides real-world examples of financial capability integration efforts. The brief shares lessons and approaches for how tribal-serving organizations can integrate financial capability services…
Descriptors: American Indians, Tribes, Money Management, Social Services
Anzelone, Caitlin, Ed.; Dechausay, Nadine, Ed.; Alemany, Xavier, Ed. – Administration for Children & Families, 2018
The Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project conducted 15 randomized controlled trials of behavioral interventions across eight states, in the domains of work support, child support, and child care. BIAS used a systematic approach called "behavioral diagnosis and design" to develop the interventions and their…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Intervention, Randomized Controlled Trials, Program Design
Daily, Sarah; Tout, Kathryn; Douglass, Anne; Miranda, Brenda; Halle, Tamara; Agosti, Jenifer; Partika, Anne; Doyle, Stephanie – Administration for Children & Families, 2018
This literature review examines the evidence base of the Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC) to better understand its outputs and outcomes, as well as the contextual factors that may support success. The review's findings will be incorporated into the next phase of the "Culture of Continuous Learning (CCL) Project," which includes a…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Early Intervention, Child Care, Early Childhood Education
Ross, Christine; Sama-Miller, Emily; Roberts, Lily – Administration for Children & Families, 2018
The "Integrated Approaches to Supporting Child Development and Improving Family Economic Security" project was conducted by Mathematica Policy Research and Northwestern University for the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human…
Descriptors: Well Being, Family Programs, Family Income, Children
Skemer, Melanie; Sherman, Arielle; Williams, Sonya; Cummings, Danielle – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
This report presents implementation and early impact results from a random assignment evaluation of the Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP), a subsidized employment program for young people in New York City who have become disconnected from school and work. Operated by various provider agencies, YAIP offers disconnected youth between the ages of…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Young Adults, Internship Programs, Youth Programs
Sparr, Mariel; Joraanstad, Alexandra; Atukpawu-Tipton, Grace; Miller, Nicole; Leis, Julie; Filene, Jill – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
To promote prenatal health and improve birth outcomes, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) developed the Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns initiative. The Strong Start initiative is assessing several enhanced prenatal care approaches, including home visiting. As part of the Strong Start initiative, CMS, in partnership with the…
Descriptors: Prenatal Care, Perinatal Influences, Health Promotion, Neonates
Tarullo, Louisa; Knas, Emily; Klein, Ashley Kopack; Aikens, Nikki; Malone, Lizabeth; Harding, Jessica F. – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
This research brief provides a national portrait of the characteristics, development, and well-being of children and families at the beginning of the Head Start program year, using recent data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2014). This brief highlights descriptive information from the Fall 2014 Data Tables and Study…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education, Student Characteristics, Child Development
Rosanbalm, K. D.; Murray, D. W. – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
Early childhood is a period of rapid brain development that paves the way for growth of self-regulation skills. This brief builds on reviews of the theoretical and intervention literature to provide early childhood leaders such as program administrators with guidelines for promoting self-regulation development in children aged birth through 5…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Self Management, Guidelines, Child Development
Sommer, Teresa Eckrich; Chase-Lansdale, P. Lindsay; Sama-Miller, Emily; Ross, Christine; Baumgartner, Scott – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
Programs that address the needs of low-income parents and children at the same time may hold promise for reducing the transmission of poverty across generations. Contemporary programs of this type address some key weaknesses that may have limited the effectiveness of earlier such approaches, including too little attention paid to the quality,…
Descriptors: Poverty, At Risk Persons, Well Being, Child Welfare
Malone, Lizabeth; Knas, Emily; Bernstein, Sara; Read Feinberg, Lindsay – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
This report describes preliminary work in support of an early childhood needs assessment for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children prenatal to age five. The report presents the process and findings from implementing Design One--describing the population of AI/AN children and families and their participation in early childhood services…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, Early Childhood Education, Needs Assessment
Aikens, Nikki; Knas, Emily; Malone, Lizabeth; Tarullo, Louisa; Harding, Jessica F. – Administration for Children & Families, 2017
This research brief draws upon data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2014. FACES provides information at the national level about Head Start programs, centers, and classrooms, and about the children and families that Head Start serves. This brief is part of a series of reporting products describing data from the…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Student Characteristics
Dechausay, Nadine; Anzelone, Caitlin – Administration for Children & Families, 2016
This report describes a collaboration between the Indiana Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) and the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) team. The OECOSL is the lead agency responsible for administering the state's Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), which provides child care subsidies to…
Descriptors: Child Care, Grants, Early Childhood Education, After School Programs
Caronongan, Pia; Kirby, Gretchen; Boller, Kimberly; Modlin, Emily; Lyskawa, Julia – Administration for Children & Families, 2016
This report summarizes the findings of a literature review conducted as part of the Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High-Quality Early Care and Education (ECE-ICHQ) project. The project's goal is to create a technically sound and feasible instrument that will provide consistent, systematic measures of the implementation and costs of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
Lee, Helen; Crowne, Sarah; Faucetta, Kristen; Hughes, Rebecca – Administration for Children & Families, 2016
The Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation-Strong Start (MIHOPE-Strong Start) is the largest random assignment study to date to examine the effectiveness of home visiting services on improving birth outcomes and infant and maternal health care use for expectant mothers. The study includes local home visiting programs that use one of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Infants, Home Visits, Early Intervention
Maxwell, Kelly; Sosinsky, Laura; Tout, Kathryn; Hegseth, Danielle – Administration for Children & Families, 2016
Early care and education providers are subject to monitoring by multiple agencies and organizations. In this brief provides an overview of monitoring and the major early care and education monitoring systems. It then offers possible goals for a coordinated monitoring system and describes some approaches to addressing those goals. Eleven dimensions…
Descriptors: Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation, Coordination
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