July 18, 2008

In this Issue:

  1. Invitation to Comment - IDEA 2004 National Assessment Implementation Study
      Source: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences
  2. New Early Childhood Reports from the National Conference of State Legislatures
      Source: National Conference of State Legislatures - Retrieved July 16, 2008
  3. Conference Call - Public Health Approach to Intervention: A New Framework for Strengthening Children's Mental Health and Well-Being
      Source: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health - July 18, 2008
  4. Journal of ZERO TO THREE - Current Trends in Child Welfare Policy & Practice
      Source: ZERO TO THREE - July 18, 2008

1. Invitation to Comment - IDEA 2004 National Assessment Implementation Study

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has published an invitation to comment on the following proposed information collection request:

2. New Early Childhood Reports from the National Conference of State Legislatures

Source: National Conference of State Legislatures - Retrieved July 16, 2008

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has published the following two new reports:

3. Conference Call - Public Health Approach to Intervention: A New Framework for Strengthening Children's Mental Health and Well-Being

Source: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health - July 18, 2008

On Wednesday, July 30th from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern Time, the National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health at Georgetown University will host a conference call on a Public Health Approach to Intervention: A New Framework for Strengthening Children's Mental Health and Well-Being. The discussion will focus on a new monograph being written on strengthening the mental health and well-being of children and youth.

For additional information, contact Neal Horen at 202-687-5443 or horenn@georgetown.edu
To register for the call, go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/893577598
To access materials from a previous call on this topic go to http://gucchd.georgetown.edu/programs/ta_center/tacalls2008.html

4. Journal of ZERO TO THREE - Current Trends in Child Welfare Policy & Practice

Source: ZERO TO THREE - July 18, 2008

Hundreds of thousands of very young children in the United States are the victims of child abuse and neglect each year. Researchers have linked early childhood maltreatment to a number of physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioral difficulties. The July issue of the Journal of ZERO TO THREE focuses on current issues affecting children and their families involved in the child welfare system. To learn more go to http://www.zerotothree.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=3401.0