Provide comprehensive early childhood services, including high quality educational child care, health, and family support to address local needs
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Some Evidence" and "Educators"
Support individual and group use of internet-based tools to receive news, communicate or share information, collaborate on ideas, mobilize networks, and make collective decisions
Support school-, community-, and clinic-based teen pregnancy prevention programs such as comprehensive sex education, HIV/STI prevention and youth development efforts, service learning, etc.
Adopt a multi-tiered approach within schools to address the needs of trauma-exposed youth, including school-wide changes, screenings, and individual intensive support
Provide all students with the information and skills to prevent alcohol use; programs can be delivered via a specific curriculum or as a component of classroom behavior management
Deliver a curriculum-based program that helps all students learn to recognize warning signs of suicide in themselves and others in a school setting
Implement anti-idling policies and awareness campaigns to reduce engine idling for passenger vehicles, school buses, and/or equipment and truck fleets
Make water readily available in various settings via regular placement of drinking fountains, water coolers, bottled water in vending machines, etc.
Establish an ongoing relationship between an older youth or young adult and a younger child or adolescent, usually an elementary or middle school student; also called cross-age peer mentoring