Improving Children’s Behavioral Health
Learn what CDC is doing about gaps in behavioral treatment for children.
(Published: May 4, 2015)
Newborn Screening is Important for Your Baby
Soon after birth, babies born in the United States are checked for certain medical conditions.
(Published: September 14, 2014)
What’s happening in children’s mental health?
(Published: May 5, 2014)
Children’s Mental Health: New Report
A new report describes, for the first time, federal activities that track U.S. children’s mental disorders.
(Published: May 17, 2013)
Child Development: Investing in Our Children
The early years of a child's life are very important for his or her health and development.
(Published: February 13, 2012)
Interactive Tools to Track Child Development
Watch for and record your child's developmental milestones.
(Published: April 26, 2010)
Only 1 in 5 parents say their child received a developmental screen.
(Published September 10, 2014)
Behavioral and Socioemotional Outcomes Through Age 5 of the Legacy for Children™ Public Health Approach to Improving Developmental Outcomes among Children Born into Poverty.
(Published: April 18, 2013)
* These CDC scientific articles are listed in order of date published
Components Associated With Home Visiting Program Outcomes: A Meta-analysis
Pediatrics Vol. 132 No. Supplement 2 November 1, 2013 Jill H. Filene, Jennifer W. Kaminski, Linda Anne Valle, Patrice Cachat.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mental Health Surveillance Among Children, United States 2005–2011
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) 2013;62(Suppl; May 16, 2013):1-35.
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Behavioral and Socioemotional Outcomes through Age 5 of the Legacy for Children™ Public Health Approach to Improving Developmental Outcomes among Children Born into Poverty
American Journal of Public Health, 2013;103:1058–1066. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300996.
Jennifer W. Kaminski, Ruth Perou, Susanna N. Visser, Keith G. Scott, Leila H. Beckwith, Judy Howard, D. Camille Smith, Melissa L. Danielson
Legacy for Children™: A Pair of Randomized Controlled Trials of a Public Health Model to Improve Developmental Outcomes among Children in Poverty
BMC Public Health 2012, 12:691 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-691
Ruth Perou, Marc N. Elliott, Susanna N. Visser, Angelika H. Claussen, Keith G. Scott, Leila H. Beckwith, Judy Howard, Lynne F. Katz, D. Camille Smith
Does childhood disability increase risk for child abuse and neglect?
Rebecca T. Leeb, Rebecca H. Bitsko, Melissa T. Merrick, Brian S. Armour.
Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities. 2012;5(1):4-31.
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