WorldCat Identities

National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Overview
Works: 72 works in 212 publications in 1 language and 42,916 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Longitudinal studies  Surveys  Abstracts 
Roles: Other, isb, Author
Classifications: LB3013.32, 371.7820973
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by National Research Council (U.S.).
Deadly lessons : understanding lethal school violence : case studies of School Violence Committee by Mark H Moore( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents six case studies of student-perpetrated school shootings and discusses possible effective interventions. Between 1992 and 2001, 35 incidents occurred in which students started firing at schoolmates and teachers at their school or at a school-sponsored event. These incidents, including the Columbine High School incident, left 53 dead and 144 injured. These incidents shocked the public because so many were killed in single incidents, the targets seemed arbitrarily selected, and they occurred in such unexpected places. Communities that thought they were insulated from lethal youth violence discovered that they were vulnerable. Congress asked that detailed case studies be developed of the circumstances that led to violence in schools. The goal was to use these cases to learn about the important causes and consequences of such incidents, and to decide what actions could be taken to prevent these events. The consequences of such incidents were significant and there was long lasting harm in each of the communities studied. Those closest to the center of the incidents continue to be traumatized; victims' civil suits against the shooters' families and the schools are still pending; and some businesses continue to suffer because of the harm to the communities' reputations. It was found that these events represented a separate strain of violence even though it followed closely other earlier violence. The inner-city epidemic was fueled by poverty, racial segregation, and illicit drug trade. The violence in suburban and rural schools more closely resembled "rampage" shootings that occurred in places other than schools, such as workplaces. This idea was supported by the differences in the motives of the shooters and the circumstances under which the shootings occurred. The inner-city shootings involved specific grievances between individuals whereas the suburban and rural school shooting cases involved youth that had exaggerated and abstract grievances. There was a spike for all kinds of rampage killings in the late 1990's. Further exploration is needed of the precursors to these incidents, including bullying in schools, illegal gun carrying by adolescents, and mental health problems of youth
Working families and growing kids : caring for children and adolescents by Eugene Smolensky( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
America's children : health insurance and access to care by Margaret Edmunds( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive analysis of the relationship between health insurance and access to care. The book addreses three broad questions: How is children's health care currently financed? Does insurance equal access to care? How should the nation address the health needs of this vulnerable population?
Growing up global : the changing transitions to adulthood in developing countries by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transition to adulthood is a critical stage in human development during which young people leave childhood behind, and take on new roles and responsibilities. Recognizing the need to learn more about this crucial period of life, the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine convened a panel of experts to examine how the transition to adulthood is changing in developing countries in light of globalization and what the implications of these changes might be for those responsible for designing youth policies and programmes. According to the panel's findings, important transformations in young people's lives are under way. In much of the developing world adolescence is a stage of life that is gaining in significance. Young people now have more time than ever before to acquire the information and skills necessary to become effective participants in decisions about their futures. Nevertheless, the book highlights the persistent disadvantages for young women relative to young men, and the special needs of the poor. Youth living in sub-Saharan Africa are also identified to be of special concern. -- Description from http://www.bookdepository.com (Oct. 6, 2011)
Reducing the odds : preventing perinatal transmission of HIV in the United States by Committee on Perinatal Transmission of HIV( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In response to a congressional request, this report evaluates state efforts to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV. The committee recommends that HIV testing be a routine part of prenatal care, and that health care providers notify women that HIV testing is part of the usual array of prenatal tests and that they can refuse the HIV test. This approach could help both reduce the number of pediatric AIDS cases and improve treatment for mother with AIDS
Preventing mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders among young people : progress and possibilities by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paying attention to children in a changing health care system : summaries of workshops( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's health care system is being reshaped by a variety of market-driven changes, and states are emerging as the major governmental influence on health care policy. Amid these changes, the health and well-being of children can slip from view. Although most children are fundamentally healthy, they require health care that emphasizes preventive services, such as immunizations and regular monitoring of physical and psychosocial growth and development. This volume takes a broad look at access and quality of care for pregnant women, children, and mothers. Among the issues addressed are the scope of benefits available under various health care reform efforts and services for special-needs children under managed care
Longitudinal surveys of children by National Research Council Staff( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Committee and the Board on Children, Youth, and Families convened in September a workshop to discuss ways to foster greater collaboration and sharing of information among principal investigators of several longitudinal surveys of children. Among many
Strengthening benefit-cost analysis for early childhood interventions : workshop summary by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The deficiencies that many children experience from birth to school age--in health care, nutrition, emotional support, and intellectual stimulation, for example--play a major role in academic achievement gaps that persist for years, as well as in behavior and other problems. There are many intervention programs designed to strengthen families, provide disadvantaged children with the critical elements of healthy development, and prevent adverse experiences that can have lasting negative effects. In a climate of economic uncertainty and tight budgets, hard evidence not only that such interventions provide lasting benefits for children, their families, and society, but also that the benefits translate into savings that outweigh the costs is an extremely important asset in policy discussions. Convincing analysis of benefits and costs would provide a guide to the best ways to spend scarce resources for early childhood programs. Benefit-Cost Analysis for Early Childhood Interventions summarizes a workshop that was held to explore ways to strengthen benefit-cost analysis so it can be used to support effective policy decisions. This book describes the information and analysis that were presented at the workshop and the discussions that ensued"--Publisher's description
Child maltreatment research, policy, and practice for the next decade : workshop summary by Steve Olson( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1993, the National Research Council released its landmark report Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (NRC, 1993). That report identified child maltreatment as a devastating social problem in American society. Nearly 20 years later, on January 30-31, 2012, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and NRC's Board on Children, Youth and Families help a workshop, Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Generation, to review the accomplishments of the past two decades of research related to child maltreatment and the remaining gaps. "There have been many exciting research discoveries since the '93 report, but we also want people to be thinking about what is missing," said Anne Petersen, research professor at the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan and chair of the panel that produced the report. Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade: Workshop Summary covers the workshop that brought together many leading U.S. child maltreatment researchers for a day and a half of presentations and discussions. Presenters reviewed research accomplishments, identified gaps that remain in knowledge, and consider potential research priorities. Child Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade: Workshop Summary also covers participant suggestions for future research priorities, policy actions, and practices that would enhance understanding of child maltreatment and efforts to reduce and respond to it. A background paper highlighting major research advances since the publication of the 1993 NRC report was prepared by an independent consultant to inform the workshop discussions. This summary is an essential resource for any workshop attendees, policy makers, researchers, educators, healthcare providers, parents, and advocacy groups
Focusing on children's health : community approaches to addressing health disparities : workshop summary by Theresa M Wizemann( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On January 24, 2008, the Roundtable on Health Disparities, in collaboration with the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Research Council and the IOM, held a workshop at the Morehouse School of Medicine's Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care Auditorium in Atlanta, Georgia. The Roundtable brought together a diverse group of experts from a variety of fields to discuss the relationship between socioeconomic conditions early in life and later health outcomes. Life course epidemiology has added a further dimension to our understanding of the social determinants of health by showing an association between early socioeconomic conditions and adult health related behaviors as well as adult morbidity and mortality. Realizing that the foundations of adult health and adult health behaviors are laid prenatally and early in childhood, the Roundtable's workshop focused on (1) describing the evidence linking early childhood life conditions and adult health outcomes; (2) discussing the contribution of early childhood conditions to observed racial and ethnic disparities in health; (3) highlighting successful models that engage both community factors and health care factors that affect life course development; and (4) facilitating discussion of these issues among stakeholders in academia, community development, health care, business, and philanthropy."
Building capacity to reduce bullying : workshop summary by Patti Simon( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bullying - long tolerated as just a part of growing up - finally has been recognized as a substantial and preventable health problem. Bullying is associated with anxiety, depression, poor school performance, and future delinquent behavior among its targets, and reports regularly surface of youth who have committed suicide at least in part because of intolerable bullying. Bullying also can have harmful effects on children who bully, on bystanders, on school climates, and on society at large. Bullying can occur at all ages, from before elementary school to after high school. It can take the form of physical violence, verbal attacks, social isolation, spreading rumors, or cyberbullying. Increased concern about bullying has led 49 states and the District of Columbia to enact anti-bullying legislation since 1999. In addition, research on the causes, consequences, and prevention of bullying has expanded greatly in recent decades. However, major gaps still exist in the understanding of bullying and of interventions that can prevent or mitigate the effects of bullying. Building Capacity to Reduce Bullying is the summary of a workshop convened by the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council in April 2014 to identify the conceptual models and interventions that have proven effective in decreasing bullying, examine models that could increase protective factors and mitigate the negative effects of bullying, and explore the appropriate roles of different groups in preventing bullying. This report reviews research on bullying prevention and intervention efforts as well as efforts in related areas of research and practice, implemented in a range of contexts and settings, including schools, peers, families, communities, laws and public policies, and technology. Building Capacity to Reduce Bullying considers how involvement or lack of involvement by these sectors influences opportunities for bullying, and appropriate roles for these sectors in preventing bullying. This report highlights current research on bullying prevention, considers what works and what does not work, and derives lessons learned."--Publisher's description
Getting to positive outcomes for children in child care : a summary of two workshops by National Research Council Staff( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving intergroup relations among youth : summary of a research workshop( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Systems of accountability : implementing children's health insurance programs by National Research Council Staff( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolescent decision making : implications for prevention programs : summary of a workshop by Baruch Fischhoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report summarizes the discussions held at the workshop. It provides a brief overview of decision theory and how decision theory might be applied to adolescent behavior. The report next considers cognitive, social, affective, and institutional factors that may influence effective decision making. The role of the media is briefly explored, followed by information on several youth development and prevention programs. Finally, the report summarizes issues that were raised throughout the workshop that might be important to the design and implementation of programs for youth
Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families: Workshop Report by National Academies Press (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Demographic changes, immigration, economic upheavals, and changing societal mores are creating new and altered structures, processes, and relationships in American families today. As families undergo rapid change, family science is at the brink of a new and exciting integration across methods, disciplines, and epistemological perspectives. The purpose of The Science of Research on Families: A Workshop, held in Washington, DC, on July 13-14, 2010, was to examine the broad array of methodologies used to understand the impact of families on children's health and development. It sought to explore individual disciplinary contributions and the ways in which different methodologies and disciplinary perspectives could be combined in the study of families. Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families documents the information presented in the workshop presentations and discussions. The report explores the idea of family research as being both basic and applied, offering opportunities for learning as well as intervention. It discusses research as being most useful when organized around particular problems, such as obesity or injury prevention. Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families offers a problem-oriented approach that can guide a broad-based research program that extends across funders, institutions, and scientific disciplines."--Publisher's description
Revisiting home visiting summary of a workshop by Nancy Geyelin Margie( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On March 8-9, 1999, the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, with funding from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, held a workshop for practitioners, policymakers, and researchers to discuss recent evaluation evidence on the effectiveness of home visitation programs
The National Children's Study research plan : a review by National Research Council (U.S.)( )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National Children's Study (NCS) is planned to be the largest long-term study of environmental and genetic effects on children's health ever conducted in the United States. It proposes to examine the effects of environmental influences on the health and development of approximately 100,000 children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21. By archiving all of the data collected, the NCS is intended to provide a valuable resource for analysis conducted many years into the future. This book evaluates the research plan for the NCS, by assessing the scientific rigor of the study and the extent to which it is being carried out with methods, measures, and collection of data and specimens to maximize the scientific yield of the study. The book concludes that if the NCS is conducted as proposed, the database derived from the study should be valuable for investigating hypotheses described in the research plan as well as additional hypotheses that will evolve. Nevertheless, there are important weaknesses and shortcomings in the research plan that diminish the study's expected value below what it might be
Beyond the blueprint : directions for research on Head Start's families by Natasha J Cabrera( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although public acceptance of Head Start is high, public understanding of what the program does remains limited. Studies of Head Start to date have been insufficient in quantity and scope. In November 1994, the Roundtable on Head Start Research began a series of discussions of new directions for Head Start research. The roundtable looked at understudied aspects of the program. This report discusses the work of this roundtable and its examination of unexplored aspects of Head Start. Among the main issues discussed are the need to: (1) study family dynamics and development; (2) explore new possibilities for studying social and emotional development; (3) harvest local programmatic inventions; and (4) address mental health issues in Head Start. Following an introduction describing the Roundtable study group and the scope of this report, the chapters are: (1) "Studying Head Start's Families: General Themes"; (2) "Recognizing the Diversity of Children and Families in Head Start"; (3) "Examining Community-Head Start Collaborations"; (4) "Head Start Families in a Changing Economic Landscape"; and (5) "Extending the Benefits of Local Innovation." Appendices include excerpts from advisory committee reports and workshop agendas and speakers. Contains 20 references. (Bgc)
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.08 (from 0.03 for Improving ... to 0.22 for Growing up ...)

Deadly lessons : understanding lethal school violence : case studies of School Violence Committee
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families

controlled identityNational Research Council (U.S.). Board on Children and Families

Board on Children and Families

Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Board on Children, Youth, and Families (U.S.)

Institute of Medicine Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families

National Research Council Board on Children and Families

National Research Council Board on Children, Youth, and Families

National Research Council Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Board on Children, Youth, and Families

National Research Council Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Board on Children, Youth, and Families

National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Board on Children, Youth, and Families

National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Languages
English (67)

Covers
Working families and growing kids : caring for children and adolescentsAmerica's children : health insurance and access to careGrowing up global : the changing transitions to adulthood in developing countriesReducing the odds : preventing perinatal transmission of HIV in the United StatesPreventing mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders among young people : progress and possibilitiesPaying attention to children in a changing health care system : summaries of workshopsLongitudinal surveys of childrenStrengthening benefit-cost analysis for early childhood interventions : workshop summary