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Reviews each state’ s early childhood regulations and any other policies associated with these regulations.
Provides a list of websites containing information on specific evidence-based practices to prevent and/or treat mental and substance use disorders. The guide is organized by area including substance abuse prevention, substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, and prevention of mental health disorders. 
Highlights the effort to recognize shared experiences in creating learning partnerships across stakeholders who work in the same landscape of practice. This blueprint builds on what partners have learned from their own experiences as participants, collaborators, and leaders with emphasis on relationships as a strategic investment.
Provides policy focused research, policy design, leadership development, technical assistance and training for government officials and community leaders. Includes an electronic resource center on immigrant integration issues, with a special focus on state and local policies and data.
Provides guidance for educational administrators for the development of practical policies and procedures in the development of effective strategies to protect electronic information and the software and hardware used to manage it.
Provides support to Local Health Departments' planning and preparedness activities by providing a filter, or guide, for the extensive array of existing resources, templates, PowerPoint presentations, memorandums of understanding and case studies in North Carolina. Resources in this online tool can be adapted for use by any state.
Provides an updated version of the definition and the accompanying values and principles, clarifies the intended use of the updated framework and philosophy, outlines challenges for research and evaluation, and suggests areas needing greater emphasis as we continue to address children’s mental health in the future.
Provides resources and tools for ensuring equity in schools for Latin American students.  Offers additional benefits to members.
Provides guidance to jurisdictions that want to improve their information and data sharing practices in the handling of juveniles and improve the outcomes for those youths.
Highlights important research and information related to the study of children and youth in social work. Identifies resources on domestic violence and family issues.
Includes a comprehensive report that resents the findings from a study on effective strategies for expanding the system of care approach that was undertaken as part of the national evaluation of the federal Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program.
Provides information for youth serving agencies to improve their relationship between their organization, the youth, and the families with whom they work. Highlights best practices and strategies for engaging youth, developing and evaluating youth-adult partnerships,and building leadership opportunities for youth.
Provides resources on e-learning activities that involve case examples from real-life information sharing scenarios. 
Examines the educational experiences of vulnerable children and youth in Chicago, including children and youth who have been abused or neglected, who are placed in foster care, who are homeless, and who have been involved with the juvenile court system.
Provides organizations, agencies, groups, and individuals a space to work together to communicate what is important to them, to learn together, to do work together, and to collaborate in addressing complex educational problems. 
Reviews best practices for engaging families and communities in students’ learning and academic, social, and emotional development. 
Examines and identifies ways to learn more about and heighten awareness of effective approaches that strengthen leadership for change and improvement in schools and districts.
Includes comprehensive, intensive, community-based programs to promote building resiliency and protective factors in youth, families, and communities. CYFAR also promotes the use of technology to improve programs, provide efficient access to educational resources, and provide essential technological skills for youth and adults in at-risk environments.
Identifies the goals and conditions necessary to chart a path toward effective family engagement efforts that are linked to student achievement and school improvement. It was devised using the research on effective family engagement and home–school partnership strategies and practices, adult learning and motivation, and leadership development.
Designed to solicit guidance from families and youth and to portray the critical issues in children’s mental health policy and service delivery from the perspective of stakeholders in the family and youth movement. 

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