Children & Youth Services News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
A study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando documents differences in the types of injuries and how children are hospitalized based on...more
The Journal of Youth Studies contains a published work piece of Dr Helen Jones, a Course Leader in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield, with...more
In a research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, getting children to make a choice in sharing their own toys make them share more in the...more
The Pictures of Hope photography program affords homeless children with cameras. Celebrity photographer Linda Solomon created Pictures of Hope in 2006 to help homeless children write down and then...more
Child care can be expensive and most parents typically resort to ask their kin for help in babysitting their children.
Placing foster care children with their relatives was considered taboo in the...more
Due to the sequestration, Head Start programs have eliminated services for 57,000 children in the US this coming school year.
The cuts are geared to supposedly balance budgets that have been...more
According to a study about "The Bright Side of Positive Perceptual Bias: Children's Estimations of Network Centrality and Aggression," kids who overestimate their popularity are less likely to be...more
In Urban Institute's July 2013 final report about the types of violence and abuse experiences youth have via technology, more than a quarter of youth in a relationship said they experienced some...more
Maryland receives $6.4 million competitive grant to expand Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program throughout the state.
The grants are awarded by the US Department of Health...more
Risk factors can be low self-esteem, loss, poverty, drug exposure, living in in single-parent households and violent neighborhoods.
However, the impact of risk factors can be reduced by protective...more