A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
February 5, 2013 | Program Result Report
Child FIRST is a home-based early childhood intervention that works with the most vulnerable very young children and their families to reduce serious emotional disturbance, developmental and learning problems, and abuse and neglect.
December 16, 2010 | Program Result Report
Healthy Steps for Young Children is a program in pediatric and family practices that focuses on the first three years of life.
April 1, 2008 | Program Result Report
Common Sense Media and the Aspen Institute convened leaders in public health and education, policy-makers and media executives to explore ways of creating a healthier media environment for children and their families.
August 1, 2006 | Program Result Report
From October 1998 to October 2004, Zero to Three provided fellowships to young and mid-career professionals in a project designed to develop leaders in the field of infant and family health and development.
July 1, 2004 | Program Result Report
Ounce of Prevention Fund planned and supported the Birth to Three Project, an initiative serving expectant families and those with young children in Illinois, to improve the comprehensive health and development of very young children.
May 21, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
David Olds, PhD, is founder of the Nurse-Family Partnership, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 40th Anniversary Force Multiplier that provides maternal and early childhood health programs for at-risk, first-time mothers. He is a professor of pediatri ...
March 20, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
The Centers for Disese Control and Prevention recommends pertussis vaccination for adults in close contact with newborns. The immunization of household contacts provides early protection for infants, who do not gain immunity to pertussis until they ...
May 10, 2013 | Feature/Infographic
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is working to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of ACEs and the need to develop effective innovative interventions.
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.
October 5, 2009 | Program Result Report
Expanding the capacity of Head Start agencies to identify and assist families in need was a key ingredient of Free To Grow. That was especially so in New Britain, Conn., and Orange, Calif.