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|Document Title:||Understanding The Needs Of The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia: Child Maltreatment Prevention Program Development.|
|Personal Author:||Almuneef, Maha.,Saleheen, Hassan.,Shehri, Fatimah A.,Al-Eissa, Majid A.,|
|Abstract:||Background Global efforts are being made to combat child maltreatment (CM); however, in 2011 the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) response to this issue was found to be mediocre. Several developments have been implemented in KSA since then, and reevaluation is now necessary. Objective To assess the CM-prevention readiness (CMPR) of KSA in regard to implementing large-scale, evidence-based CM-prevention programs. Participants and Setting: Key informants based in KSA who were decision makers and senior managers in the CM field; face-to-face interviews were conducted in the participants’ offices. Methods This was a cross-sectional study. We used the multi-dimensional tool “Readiness Assessment for...more|
|Document Title:||A Parent-focused Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program: Development, Acceptability, and Feasibility.|
|Personal Author:||Guastaferro, Kate.,Zadzora, Kathleen M.,Reader, Jonathan M.,Shanley, Jenelle.,Noll, Jennie G.|
|Abstract:||The resultant parent-focused CSA prevention module is designed to be added onto extant evidence-based PE programs. The module, and the additive approach of the intervention, will be evaluated in a future randomized controlled trial. (Author abstract)|
|Document Title:||The Opioid Use Disorder Prevention Playbook.|
|Personal Author:||Wormeli, Paul.|
|Abstract:||This playbook developed by the National Interoperability Collaborative (NIC) is designed to present a clear picture of the state of knowledge on how to better-detect and prevent opioid misuse, overuse, and use disorders, focus greater attention on prevention, provide guidance on existing “upstream” strategies that can replicated or adapted for real-time use, and create a virtual community where people and organizations can share and vet “plays” expeditiously. The publication offers examples of evidence-informed initiatives being implemented across the United States. For each listed strategy presented, information is provided on its purpose, objectives, theory of change, useful elements of implementation methodology, evaluation...more|
|Document Title:||Opioid Use Disorder Prevention Playbook. Executive Summary.|
|Corporate Author:||National Interoperability Collaborative.|
|Abstract:||This executive summary explains this playbook developed by the National Interoperability Collaborative (NIC) is designed to present a clear picture of the state of knowledge on how to better-detect and prevent opioid misuse, overuse, and use disorders, focus greater attention on prevention, provide guidance on existing “upstream” strategies that can replicated or adapted for real-time use, and create a virtual community where people and organizations can share and vet “plays” expeditiously. The publication offers examples of evidence-informed initiatives being implemented across the United States. For each listed strategy presented, information is provided on its purpose, objectives, theory of change, useful elements...more|
|Document Title:||ACEs Uncovered: Powerful Preventive Strategies to Promote Resilience and Brain Health for a Better Texas Tomorrow.|
|Personal Author:||Cortex-Neavel, Beth.|
|Abstract:||This report explains Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can result in trauma that changes the architecture and development of a child’s brain and can impact them throughout their lifespan, and calls for the State of Texas to invest in prevention and treatment efforts that foster resiliency in children and families and in the communities in which they reside to help children and adults build coping skills to combat symptoms of trauma related to ACEs. It notes child maltreatment makes up half of the 10 recognized ACEs, just under 26% of Texans have at least one ACE, and almost 24% of all Texans...more|
|Document Title:||Family First Prevention Services Act Becomes Law.|
|Personal Author:||Boo, Mary.|
|Abstract:||This article discusses a new law that permits States and eligible tribes to receive federal reimbursement under Title IV-E of the Social Security At to support family preservation services for children at risk of entering care. The services must be promising or supported or well-supported by evidence, must be trauma-informed, and must be in one of the follow areas: mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services, or in-home parent skill-based services.|
|Document Title:||Opioid Use Disorder: City Actions and Opportunities to Address the Epidemic.|
|Corporate Author:||Milken Institute School of Public Health.
National League of Cities Mayors’ Institute.
Institute for Youth, Education, and Families.
|Abstract:||This brief provides examples of city actions to address the opioid epidemic and highlights opportunities cities can take advantage of through the use of Medicaid, federal grants, and other resources to expand those efforts. Specific actions are highlighted that have been taken by different States to: align services across sectors and systems, promote evidence-based and evidence-informed prevention programs, advocate for expanded prevention, treatment, and recovery services, work with State officials to access Medicaid funding, collaborate with industry and nonprofit partners, and reassess approaches to policing and criminal justice. It concludes with strategies mayor and other city leaders can use to influence...more|
|Document Title:||Steps Forward: First Progress Report on Within Our Reach, A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, The Final Report of the Federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities. Executive Summary.|
|Corporate Author:||University of San Diego. Children's Advocacy Institute.
Within Our Reach.
Casey Family Programs.
|Abstract:||This executive summary discusses a report on the progress of States in implementing 114 recommendations by the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) intended to prevent child abuse and neglect fatalities. For the evaluation, the Children's Advocacy Institute (CAI) and the Within Our Reach office at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities conducted research and surveyed the States to identify comprehensive information about child maltreatment fatality prevention efforts occurring between March 2016 and May 2017 that are consistent with the Commission's recommendations. Where possible, the report identifies which CECANF recommendation each activity implements or is in...more|
|Document Title:||Home Visiting for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect [Website].|
|Corporate Author:||California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare.|
|Abstract:||The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) website is designed to allow you access to a summary of practice topical areas or programs relevant to one or more major child welfare goals. This link allows you to view the programs that have been reviewed and rated by the CEBC in the Home Visiting for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect topical area. Results are shown only for the programs that have been rated in each category. (Author abstract modified)|
|Document Title:||Combating Opioid Abuse 2017: A Report to Governor Scott Walker [Wisconsin].|
|Corporate Author:||Wisconsin Task Force on Opioid Abuse.|
|Abstract:||This report to the Governor of Wisconsin reviews progress made on recommendations from the Governor's Task Force on Opioid Abuse in Wisconsin in 2016 and makes additional recommendations. It begins a review of the 2017-2019 State budget that funded key recommendations, including increasing the children and family aids allocation by $1,250,000 in fiscal year 2018 and by $5,000,000 in fiscal year 2019 to address increasing child welfare costs; fully funding the Department of Public Instruction's request for school-based mental health services, including additional resources for the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) method; expanding and improving access to mental...more|