Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools: An Action Guide for School and District Leaders

Things to Keep in Mind When Implementing Strategies to Promote Mental Health and WellBeing in Schools When implementing strategies related to schoolbased promotion of mental health and well-being, it is important to consider existing educational practices that may guide decision-making … Read More

LA Benchbook

Louisiana CINC Benchbook

The Court Improvement Program of the Louisiana Supreme Court, Louisiana Judicial College, and Pelican Center for Children and Families is delighted to announce the publication of the Louisiana Child in Need of Care Benchbook for Juvenile Judges. The Benchbook project is a … Read More


The Long-Term Distributional and Welfare Effects of Covid-19 School Closures.

Using a structural life-cycle model, we quantify the long-term impact of school closures during the Corona crisis on children affected at different ages and coming from households with different parental characteristics. In the model, public investment through schooling is combined … Read More

Funding First Nations Child and Family Services (FNCFS): A Performance Budget Approach to Well-Being

This report was prepared under the supervision of Kevin Page, President & CEO of the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) at the University of Ottawa. With contributions by Sahir Khan, Azfar Ali Khan, Mostafa Askari, Aimeric Atsin, Vivian Liu, and Alex Reeves. The … Read More

America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017

The 20th in a series, this report presents a set of 41 key indicators that measure important aspects of children’s lives. It draws on various overarching frameworks to identify seven major domains that characterize the well-being of a child and … Read More

Recommended Practices to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of LGBTQ Youth and Youth at Risk or Living with HIV in Child Welfare Settings

Recommended Practices to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth and Youth at Risk or Living with HIV in Child Welfare Settings The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) and a coalition of … Read More

System Review 2019-01: Enhanced Response: Restraining and Secluding Children [New Hampshire]

New Hampshire Office of the Child Advocate .  Through the lens of child welfare there are layers of safety nets employed to ensure parents are doing what they need to do to keep children safe. At school, recreation programs, churches, and … Read More

Family Processes and Children’s and Adolescents’ Well-Being

study reviewed about 1,150 sources to examine family processes and child well-being. Themes are discussed related to advances made in the literature because of increased attention to complexity and specificity, advances that were made because of increased attention to family … Read More