Why Do We Spend More on Addressing the Effects of Childhood Neglect Than Preventing It?

New evidence from Abt Associates highlights two particularly promising approaches to building parental capacity to provide a strong family foundation before neglect occurs: parenting education and career pathway education models.

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Categories: Education

NFL’s Carlos Dunlap Tackles Bullying and Promotes Literacy

Recently Abt’s Helga Luest interviewed NFL player Carlos Dunlap about his efforts to fight bullying and improve literacy. He began a campaign after he heard about a bullied child in Cincinnati who took his own life.

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Categories: U.S. Health

Bullying is a Public Health Issue in America, Especially for Sikh-American Children

The negative consequences of bullying has the attention of many federal agencies, community organizations and socially minded entrepreneurs who work together and convene to discuss new research, concerning data and creative approaches to prevention.

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Categories: U.S. Health

Are There Global Approaches to Addressing Child Trauma?

Children face challenges as they grow and develop - and some can have lasting effects that can impede socialization, achievement, and physical health.

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