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August 20, 2012 | News Release
RWJF investment brings important leadership to issue gaining momentum among philanthropists and policymakers
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Hawaii Healthy Start home visitation program sends paraprofessionals into the homes of children at risk of abuse to teach families about child development, parenting and problem-solving strategies and offer emotional support to new parents during the first three years of their child's life.
January 28, 2009 | Journal Article
Rapid repeat pregnancies (RRPs) in adolescents are poorly understood, even though they are some of the pregnancies at highest risk for poor outcomes. This study showed that aggression was associated with higher risk of an RRP, but life history factors such as abuse and depression were not.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children's Futures, a 10-year RWJF initiative, developed a comprehensive, citywide program in Trenton, N.J. focusing on the critical time period of prenatal care to age three to ensure health and school readiness. This article explores the initiative's first five years, the available results and lessons learned.
September 1, 2002 | Journal Article
This study focuses on the effectiveness of home visiting by specially trained paraprofessionals and nurses as separate means of improving maternal and child health