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  1. What Works for Health: Evidence-Informed Policies & Programs for Communities

    What Works for Health is a tool to help you find the best policies & programs for your local health challenges. It’s an easy-to-use, searchable menu of hundreds of policies and programs addressing the many factors that affect health, including health behaviors, access to care, social and economic factors, and the...
  2. Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Practice Toolkit

    Creating Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Systems: A Guide for Administrators, comprises the first installment of a complete toolkit to be issued at the end 2012 as the Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Practice Toolkit. The project was established as an National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Category II Center in the Spring of 2010 to improve services...
  3. Online Tool Helps Latino Parents to Prevent Kids’ Substance Use

    The Partnership at Drugfree.org recently launched a free online toolkit for Hispanic parents and families to use as a resource in order to help them prevent their children from abusing drugs and alcohol. This bilingual (Spanish and English) resource provides clear, understandable content with customized checklists, how-to guides and videos...
  4. Proyecto Nueva Vida

    Proyecto Nueva Vida works to reduce barriers to behavioral healthcare among Latinos in Bridgeport and surrounding communities. Proyecto Nueva Vida is the result of a coalition between three agencies: CASA, Optimum (formerly Bridgeport Mental Health Center), and the CO-OP Center. Population of focus Latino adults and families About Proyecto Nueva Vida takes “a holistic approach”...
  5. Circle of Life HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth

    In this article, the authors present the case of two curricula developed specifically for AI/AN youth: “Circle of Life: HIV/AIDS Curriculum for K-6” and “Circle of Life: HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention Curriculum for Middle School.” They outline the challenges and successes of development, implementation, and dissemination of these AI/AN youth-focused...
  6. Prevention, Access, Self-Empowerment and Support (PASS)

    PASS aims to improve youth psychosocial, educational, and community outcomes. It also works with the parents of the youths providing them with education and supports to enable them to improve their relationships with their children. PASS was founded by consumers, mental health professionals, and community volunteers, all of whom were...
  7. Renovacion Conyugal: Developing Strong Families

    NNEDLearn 2012 Participant: Renovacion Conyugal Founded in 2001 by Miguel and Belisa Urbina, a couple who had worked for many years helping other couples in their native Puerto Rico. After moving to Georgia they realized the lack of support for Latino families in the state, and with the assistance of Colombian...