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Guyer, Jocelyn; Lam, Alice; Toups, Madeleine; Ross, Donna Cohen – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2021
This paper presents a set of strategies and options that California can use to leverage Medi-Cal, the State's Medicaid program, to move toward an equitable, advanced health delivery system for its children. Close to five million children are enrolled in Medi-Cal, more than two-thirds of whom are Black and Brown children. California's program alone…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Child Development, Young Children
Guyer, Jocelyn; Lam, Alice; Toups, Madeleine; Ross, Donna Cohen – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2021
California's longstanding efforts to promote child development and kindergarten readiness have paved the way for focusing greater attention on the role Medi-Cal, the State's Medicaid program, can play in realizing the full strength of these initiatives. As a state with a large and diverse population, California's reach and potential influence are…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Child Development, Young Children
Morrison, Sarah A. – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2020
Over the last decade, The California Endowment (TCE) has invested in 14 communities that have historically been marginalized and denied opportunities for their residents to thrive. The initiative, known as Building Healthy Communities (BHC), focuses on creating places where children are healthy, safe, and ready to learn. Del Norte and Tribal Lands…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Community, Community Development, Health
Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2020
The Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework, developed by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), has had a significant influence on how child- and family-serving programs operate and support healthy development and wellbeing. Many organizational partners and members of the Strengthening Families National Network are…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Community Programs, Social Justice, Needs Assessment
Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2020
This executive summary describes the study, "Community Conditions That Strengthen Families: Protective Factors Work at the Community Level." The Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework, developed by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), has had a significant influence on how child- and family-serving programs…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Community Programs, Social Justice, Needs Assessment
Minoff, Elisa – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2020
Early childhood is a time of rapid brain development, physical growth, and learning--a sensitive period that lays the foundation for success well into adulthood. Racism threatens young children's health and well-being by shaping the institutions and public policies that determine children's opportunities now and into the future. The anti-racist…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Racial Bias, Educational Policy
Farrow, Frank; Morrison, Sarah – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2019
The United State is at a pivotal time in efforts to improve the health, education, and well-being of children, youth, and families. There is increasing recognition that population-level results cannot be achieved without closing persistent equity gaps--gaps defined by race, class, income, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, and urban/rural…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Achievement Gap, Systems Approach, Intervention
Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2018
This report provides the results of a national scan of measures being used by early childhood systems and initiatives to gauge the well-being of young children and their families. The purpose of the project was to better understand the state of the field and to identify opportunities to drive improvements in measurement that could help contribute…
Descriptors: Young Children, Measures (Individuals), Well Being, Family (Sociological Unit)
Miller, Oronde; Esenstad, Amelia – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2015
This report documents the efforts underway in 12 states and localities to tackle the enduring problem of African American, Native American, and Latino families faring worse than others being served by the child welfare systems. The publication, produced by Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) as part of the work of the Alliance for Racial…
Descriptors: African Americans, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, Child Welfare
Martin, Megan; Connelly, Dana Dean – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2015
Nationally, families of color--particularly African American and American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN)--are over-represented in child welfare systems. These families also tend to have worse outcomes--such as children more likely to be removed from their homes, less likely to receive family preservation services, and in the case of African…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Child Welfare, At Risk Persons, Public Policy
Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2012
The relational well-being of families is an important factor affecting a family's economic success, physical and mental heath, the readiness and success of children in school, and the engagement of youth in positive and productive roles. In short, the strength of family bonds is crucial to a family's capacity to provide, nurture, and care for its…
Descriptors: One Parent Family, Family Work Relationship, Family Life, Social Networks
Meltzer, Judith, Ed.; Joseph, Rachel Molly, Ed.; Shookhoff, Andy, Ed. – Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2012
This series of papers brings together distinguished experts writing on the use of class action litigation to reform public child welfare systems. It is an effort to tease out of four decades of experience in this work, the factors that increase the likelihood that litigation will result in successful system reform. This publication is an outgrowth…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Foster Care, Parents, Lawyers
Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2010
The Toolkit is a quick and easy guide to help support and sustain parent engagement. It provides how to's for implementing three powerful strategies communities can use to maintain and grow parent engagement work that is already underway: Creating a Parent Engagement 1) Roadmap, 2) Checklist and 3) Support Network. This toolkit includes…
Descriptors: Success, Parents, Parent Participation, Check Lists
Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2009
In FY 2009, the Children's Bureau funded the Center for the Study of Social Policy, in partnership with ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, and the National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds, to create a National Quality Improvement Center on Early Childhood (QIC-EC) focused on child maltreatment…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Prevention, Stakeholders, Technical Assistance
Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2009
The "Policy Matters" project provides coherent, comprehensive information regarding the strength and adequacy of state policies affecting children, families, and communities. The project seeks to establish consensus among policy experts and state leaders regarding the mix of policies believed to offer the best opportunity for improving…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Welfare Services, State Government, Public Policy
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