foster home care

Summary

Summary: Private families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effectively addressing mental health issues in permanency-focused child welfare practice
    Laura A Ornelas
    Mental Health Services, Kinship Center, Salinas, California, USA
    Child Welfare 86:93-112. 2007
  2. pmc Public policies and the orphans of AIDS in Africa
    Alok Bhargava
    Department of Economics, University of Houston, Houston TX 77204, USA
    BMJ 326:1387-9. 2003
  3. ncbi Prevalence of psychiatric disorders among older youths in the foster care system
    J Curtis McMillen
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:88-95. 2005
  4. ncbi Adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys
    Ian M Timaeus
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Demography 41:757-72. 2004
  5. ncbi The course of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity symptoms after foster placement
    L Oriana Linares
    Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Department of Pediatrics, 320 E 94th St, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e489-98. 2010
  6. ncbi Enabling households to support successful migration of AIDS orphans in southern Africa
    N Ansell
    Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Brunel University Uxbridge, UK
    AIDS Care 16:3-10. 2004
  7. ncbi Mental health services utilization by maltreated children: research findings and recommendations
    Marlys M Staudt
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:195-203. 2003
  8. pmc Effects of an attachment-based intervention on the cortisol production of infants and toddlers in foster care
    Mary Dozier
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:845-59. 2008
  9. ncbi Methods to estimate the number of orphans as a result of AIDS and other causes in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Nicholas C Grassly
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:365-75. 2005
  10. ncbi This is my child: differences among foster parents in commitment to their young children
    Mary Dozier
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Child Maltreat 11:338-45. 2006

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  1. ncbi Effectively addressing mental health issues in permanency-focused child welfare practice
    Laura A Ornelas
    Mental Health Services, Kinship Center, Salinas, California, USA
    Child Welfare 86:93-112. 2007
    ..This practice model poses one example of translating this responsibility into action, so that these children are discharged not just to one permanent family, but also with a plan for permanent competent support...
  2. pmc Public policies and the orphans of AIDS in Africa
    Alok Bhargava
    Department of Economics, University of Houston, Houston TX 77204, USA
    BMJ 326:1387-9. 2003
  3. ncbi Prevalence of psychiatric disorders among older youths in the foster care system
    J Curtis McMillen
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:88-95. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi Adult mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys
    Ian M Timaeus
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Demography 41:757-72. 2004
    ..It is time for a systematic attempt to reconcile the demographic and epidemiological evidence concerning AIDS in Africa...
  5. ncbi The course of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity symptoms after foster placement
    L Oriana Linares
    Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Department of Pediatrics, 320 E 94th St, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e489-98. 2010
    ..Longitudinal studies of normative trajectories of symptom types in nonreferred children may assist in appropriately diagnosing ADHD and designing the clinical treatment for foster children...
  6. ncbi Enabling households to support successful migration of AIDS orphans in southern Africa
    N Ansell
    Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Brunel University Uxbridge, UK
    AIDS Care 16:3-10. 2004
    ..g. grandparents) best able to meet their non-material needs; reduce resentment of foster children in impoverished households; and diminish the need for multiple migrations...
  7. ncbi Mental health services utilization by maltreated children: research findings and recommendations
    Marlys M Staudt
    College of Social Work, University of Tennessee, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:195-203. 2003
    ..More work is needed on the conceptualization and operationalization of mental health services, need for services, and service use...
  8. pmc Effects of an attachment-based intervention on the cortisol production of infants and toddlers in foster care
    Mary Dozier
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:845-59. 2008
    ..Groups did not differ significantly in change over time. These results suggest that the ABC intervention is effective in helping children regulate biology in ways more characteristic of children who have not experienced early adversity...
  9. ncbi Methods to estimate the number of orphans as a result of AIDS and other causes in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Nicholas C Grassly
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:365-75. 2005
    ..To derive methods to estimate and project the fraction of children orphaned by AIDS and other causes...
  10. ncbi This is my child: differences among foster parents in commitment to their young children
    Mary Dozier
    Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Child Maltreat 11:338-45. 2006
    ..These results suggest the importance of designing a child welfare system that will enhance caregivers' ability to commit to the children for whom they provide care...
  11. ncbi Supporting children in need through a community-based orphan visiting programme
    G Foster
    Paediatric Department, Mutare Provincial Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe
    AIDS Care 8:389-403. 1996
    ..The programme described is targeted, effective and replicable. Community-based organizations such as local churches and women's groups can be mobilized to administer programmes which provide support to the poorest orphan households...
  12. ncbi The "Spirit of New Orleans": translating a model of intervention with maltreated children and their families for the Glasgow context
    Helen Minnis
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, UK
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 15:497-509. 2010
    ..Our discussions with the New Orleans team have highlighted concrete steps we can take, in Glasgow, to make better decision-making for vulnerable children a reality...
  13. ncbi Evaluation of a preventive intervention for maltreated infants and toddlers in foster care
    C H Zeanah
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:214-21. 2001
    ..To determine the effectiveness of an intervention designed to improve outcomes for infants and toddlers in foster care...
  14. ncbi Mental health assessment of infants in foster care
    Judith Silver
    Starting Young Program, Department of Psychology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Child Welfare 86:35-55. 2007
    ..This article presents practice guidelines for infant mental health evaluations with consideration of legal requirements and the unique issues conferred by foster care...
  15. pmc Addressing the developmental and mental health needs of young children in foster care
    Laurel K Leslie
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital San Diego, 3020 Children s Way, MC 5033, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:140-51. 2005
    ..This paper provides a framework for health, developmental, and mental health professionals seeking to partner with child welfare to develop and implement programs addressing these critical issues...
  16. ncbi Multimodal treatment for ADHD among youths in three Medicaid subgroups: disabled, foster care, and low income
    Susan dosReis
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:1041-8. 2004
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  17. ncbi Health issues of children in foster care
    Janet U Schneiderman
    University of Southern California, Department of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Contemp Nurse 14:123-8. 2003
    ..Leslie et al., 2000) The health issues include chronic physical problems, developmental delays, and especially, mental health issues...
  18. ncbi Placement shift, sibling relationship quality, and child outcomes in foster care: a controlled study
    L Oriana Linares
    Child Study Center, New York University New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:736-43. 2007
    ..These findings highlight the importance of considering relationships between siblings and the risk that one poses to another before early placement decisions are made...
  19. ncbi Extended family's and women's roles in safeguarding orphans' education in AIDS-afflicted rural Zimbabwe
    Constance Nyamukapa
    Biomedical Research and Training Institute, University of Zimbabwe Campus, P O Box CY1753, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Soc Sci Med 60:2155-67. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that programmes should assist maternal orphans and support women's efforts by reinforcing the roles of extended families and local communities, and by facilitating greater self-sufficiency...
  20. ncbi Family management and deviant peer association as mediators of the impact of treatment condition on youth antisocial behavior
    J M Eddy
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene 97401, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 68:857-63. 2000
    ..As hypothesized, family management skills and deviant peer association mediated the effect of treatment condition and accounted for 32% of the variance in subsequent antisocial behavior...
  21. ncbi Psychotropic medication patterns among youth in foster care
    Julie M Zito
    Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e157-63. 2008
    ..Systematic data on patterns of medication treatment, particularly concomitant drugs, for youth in foster care are limited...
  22. ncbi The mental health of children in out-of-home care
    Michael Tarren-Sweeney
    School of Educational Studies and Human Development, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:345-9. 2008
    ..To review the scale, symptomatology and determinants of mental health problems of children in alternate care, and to consider the need for specialized knowledge and clinical competence for assessment and treatment of these problems...
  23. ncbi The long-term impact of HIV and orphanhood on the mortality and physical well-being of children in rural Malawi
    Amelia C Crampin
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Karonga, Malawi
    AIDS 17:389-97. 2003
    ..To assess the influence of maternal HIV status and orphanhood on child mortality and physical well-being...
  24. pmc Contextual predictors of mental health service use among children open to child welfare
    Michael S Hurlburt
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1217-24. 2004
    ..Children involved with child welfare systems are at high risk for emotional and behavioral problems. Many children with identified mental health problems do not receive care, especially ethnic/minority children...
  25. ncbi Children, families, and foster care: analysis and recommendations
    Sandra Bass
    Future Child 14:4-29. 2004
  26. ncbi Epidemiology of health and vulnerability among children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
    Gail Andrews
    AIDS Care 18:269-76. 2006
    ..The authors conclude with some suggestions for policy makers and programme implementers, highlighting the importance of focusing on interventions that will have maximum impact on the health and well-being of children...
  27. ncbi Rising incidence and prevalence of orphanhood in Manicaland, Zimbabwe, 1998 to 2003
    Helen Watts
    Imperial College, London, UK
    AIDS 19:717-25. 2005
    ..To quantify and describe orphan incidence in Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe...
  28. ncbi Orphans in Africa: parental death, poverty, and school enrollment
    Anne Case
    Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, NJ 08544, USA
    Demography 41:483-508. 2004
    ..The lower enrollment of orphans is largely explained by the greater tendency of orphans to live with distant relatives or unrelated caregivers...
  29. ncbi Comparison of household-survey estimates with projections of mortality and orphan numbers in sub-Saharan Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS
    Nicholas C Grassly
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London
    Popul Stud (Camb) 58:207-17. 2004
    ..Reducing adult mortality from causes other than AIDS brings the model estimates into close agreement with the surveys. This suggests that the fraction of orphans attributable to AIDS is greater than estimated previously...
  30. pmc Substance use and abuse among older youth in foster care
    Michael G Vaughn
    University of Pittsburgh, 2117 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, United States
    Addict Behav 32:1929-35. 2007
    ..However, rates of substance use disorder are high. Particularly at risk for both high rates of use and disorder are youth in independent living situations and youth with a diagnosis of Conduct Disorder or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...
  31. ncbi Who disrupts from placement in foster and kinship care?
    Patricia Chamberlain
    Oregon Social Learning Center and Center for Research to Practice, Eugene, OR, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:409-24. 2006
    ..To identify reliable, inexpensive predictors of foster care placement disruption that could be used to assess risk of placement failure...
  32. pmc Prevention of behavior problems for children in foster care: outcomes and mediation effects
    Patricia Chamberlain
    Oregon Social Learning Center and Center for Research to Practice, Eugene, OR 97401 4928, USA
    Prev Sci 9:17-27. 2008
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  33. ncbi AIDS pandemic--still time to prepare for the orphan tide
    Chris Bateman
    S Afr Med J 94:505-7. 2004
  34. ncbi Are we ignoring youths with disabilities in foster care? An examination of their school performance
    Sarah Geenen
    Portland State University, Regional Research Institute, OR 97207, USA
    Soc Work 51:233-41. 2006
    ..Greater attention, commitment, and time must be given to the educational needs of foster care youths with disabilities by both education and child welfare professionals...
  35. ncbi Forming attachments in foster care: infant attachment behaviors during the first 2 months of placement
    K Chase Stovall-McClough
    New York University School of Medicine, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 16:253-71. 2004
    ..Finally, we found significant concordance between the diary and Strange Situation scales for secure and avoidant behaviors...
  36. ncbi Psychological distress among AIDS orphans in rural Uganda
    Benjamin Atwine
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, University Hospital UMAS, Malmo S 20502, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 61:555-64. 2005
    ..e. vegetative symptoms, feelings of hopelessness, and suicidal ideation. High levels of psychological distress found in AIDS orphans suggest that material support alone is not sufficient for these children...
  37. ncbi "Retirement lost"-the new role of the elderly as caretakers for orphans in Western Kenya
    Erick O Nyambedha
    Institute of African Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 18:33-52. 2003
    ..This dramatic deterioration in the situation of the elderly should be seen in the context of the rampant HIV/AIDS epidemic, population growth, changing socio-cultural values, and unfavourable macroeconomic trends...
  38. ncbi The orphans of Eritrea: what are the choices?
    Peter H Wolff
    Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 75:475-84. 2005
    ..The public policy implications of the findings for the protection of unaccompanied children in impoverished developing countries are discussed...
  39. ncbi Dimensions of the emerging orphan crisis in sub-Saharan Africa
    George Bicego
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E41, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1235-47. 2003
    ..Our results are interpreted in the context of societal responses to the crisis, and potential recommendations for intervention...
  40. ncbi Psychological well-being of orphans in Dar El Salaam, Tanzania
    V Makame
    Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    Acta Paediatr 91:459-65. 2002
    ..There is an urgent need to expand and improve current intervention programmes not only to meet the basic needs but also to include psychosocial support, counselling services for the orphans, and training for their carers and teachers...
  41. ncbi Ethics. The ethics of international research with abandoned children
    Joseph Millum
    Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
    Science 318:1874-5. 2007
  42. ncbi Fosterage patterns in the age of AIDS: continuity and change
    Sangeetha Madhavan
    Department of Sociology, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 58:1443-54. 2004
    ..The paper concludes with a call for more research on children orphaned by AIDS in South Africa that will provide not only more data, but also enrich theoretical approaches to studying patterns of child fosterage in Africa and elsewhere...
  43. ncbi Beyond education and food: psychosocial well-being of orphans in Africa
    G Foster
    Department of Paediatrics, Mutare Provincial Hospital, Zimbabwe
    Acta Paediatr 91:502-4. 2002
  44. ncbi Adult health and social outcomes of children who have been in public care: population-based study
    Russell M Viner
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Royal Free Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 115:894-9. 2005
    ..To examine adult socioeconomic, educational, social, and health outcomes of being in public care in childhood...
  45. ncbi Cognitive recovery in socially deprived young children: the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
    Charles A Nelson
    Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Science 318:1937-40. 2007
    ..These results point to the negative sequelae of early institutionalization, suggest a possible sensitive period in cognitive development, and underscore the advantages of family placements for young abandoned children...
  46. ncbi A 2-year follow-up of orphans' competence, socioemotional problems and post-traumatic stress symptoms in traditional foster care and orphanages in Iraqi Kurdistan
    A Ahmad
    Department of Neuroscience, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Child Care Health Dev 31:203-15. 2005
    ..This paper aims to compare orphans' development in two different care systems...
  47. ncbi Survival among motherless children in rural and urban areas in Guinea-Bissau
    T N Masmas
    Projecto de, Saúde de Bandim, Bissau, Guinea Bissau, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 93:99-105. 2004
    ..However, few studies describe the survival patterns of these children. The aim of this study was to investigate the mortality of motherless children in urban and rural areas of Guinea-Bissau...
  48. ncbi The association of foster care or kinship care with adolescent sexual behavior and first pregnancy
    S C Carpenter
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center UCHSC, Denver, CO, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E46. 2001
    ..Our study investigated the relationship between living in kinship or foster care and high-risk reproductive behaviors in a nationally representative sample of women...
  49. ncbi Supporting community efforts to assist orphans in Africa
    Geoff Foster
    Mutare Provincial Hospital, Mutare, Zimbabwe
    N Engl J Med 346:1907-10. 2002
  50. pmc Effects of early intervention on EEG power and coherence in previously institutionalized children in Romania
    Peter J Marshall
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:861-80. 2008
    ..Supplementary analyses examined whether the EEG measures mediated changes in intellectual abilities within the foster care children, but no clear evidence of mediation was observed...
  51. ncbi Comparison of two community alternatives to incarceration for chronic juvenile offenders
    P Chamberlain
    Oregon Social Learning Center, Eugene 97401, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:624-33. 1998
    ..e., GC or MTFC) predicted official and self-reported criminality in follow-up beyond other well-known predictors of chronic juvenile offending (i.e., age at 1st offense, number of previous offenses, age at referral)...
  52. ncbi Family reunification
    Fred Wulczyn
    Chapin Hall Center for Children, University of Chicago, USA
    Future Child 14:94-113. 2004
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  53. ncbi Behavioral health service use and costs among children in foster care
    Marion Becker
    Louis de la Parte, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Child Welfare 85:633-47. 2006
    ..Nonsuccessfully reunified children received a significantly larger quantity of services than those successfully reunified...
  54. ncbi Reactive attachment disorder in maltreated twins follow-up: from 18 months to 8 years
    Sherryl Scott Heller
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 8:63-86. 2006
    ..Follow-up measures, chosen to capture social-cognitive processing of these children from an attachment perspective, are highlighted. Finally, findings from the case are discussed from nosological and theoretical perspectives...
  55. ncbi Mental health and behavioral problems of youth in the child welfare system: residential treatment centers compared to therapeutic foster care in the Odyssey Project population
    Amy J L Baker
    Center for Child Welfare Research, The Children s Village, Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA
    Child Welfare 86:97-123. 2007
    ..The prevalence of disorder in the RTC population was substantially greater than in the TFC population...
  56. ncbi Enhancing the safety of children in foster care and family support programs: automated critical incident reporting
    Eliot Brenner
    Casey Family Services, New Haven, CT, USA
    Child Welfare 85:611-32. 2006
    ..A survey of users found that the program saved time, was easy to use, and helped manage critical incident reports...
  57. ncbi Factors associated with chronic conditions among children in foster care
    Sandra H Jee
    Division of General Pediatrics and Strong Children Research Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:328-41. 2006
    ..Discussion includes consideration of chronic conditions in this high-risk population...
  58. ncbi Predictors of running away from family foster care
    Andrea Nesmith
    Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Child Welfare 85:585-609. 2006
    ..Results indicate risks stemming from individual, foster home, and child welfare system sources, which offer some insight for prevention and intervention...
  59. ncbi Placement into foster care and the interplay of urbanicity, child behavior problems, and poverty
    Richard P Barth
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 76:358-66. 2006
    ..Child welfare services continue to address the needs of families with children with substantial behavioral problems--yet, federal child welfare policy includes no recognition of this important role...
  60. ncbi The adoption of children from public care: a prospective study of outcome in adolescence
    Alan Rushton
    Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:877-83. 2006
    ..To discover the outcomes for children placed late for adoption (between 5 and 11 years old) from public care and to establish which factors predict poorer outcome...
  61. pmc The physical, developmental, and mental health needs of young children in child welfare by initial placement type
    Laurel K Leslie
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Children s Hospital, San Diego, California 92123 0282, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:177-85. 2005
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  62. pmc Developmental and behavioral needs and service use for young children in child welfare
    Aubyn C Stahmer
    Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Pediatrics 116:891-900. 2005
    ....
  63. pmc The impact of parental alcohol or drug removals on foster care placement experiences: a matched comparison group study
    Jeffrey J Vanderploeg
    Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Child Maltreat 12:125-36. 2007
    ..In addition, these children remain in care longer, experience similar rates of reunification, and have significantly higher rates of adoption...
  64. ncbi Child maltreatment and foster care: unpacking the effects of prenatal and postnatal parental substance use
    Dana K Smith
    Oregon Social Learning Center, OR 97401 4928, USA
    Child Maltreat 12:150-60. 2007
    ..Findings highlight the potential integrative role that maternal and paternal substance use has on the risk for child maltreatment and foster care placement transitions...
  65. ncbi Prevalence of mental disorders and associated service variables among Ontario children who are permanent wards
    Philip Burge
    School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 52:305-14. 2007
    ..To identify the prevalence rate of mental disorders among Ontario children who are permanent wards and also the key practice and descriptive variables associated with their diagnostic status...
  66. ncbi Comprehensive Family Services and customer satisfaction outcomes
    Ruth A Huebner
    Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Frankfort, USA
    Child Welfare 85:691-714. 2006
    ..CFS practices are associated with significantly higher customer satisfaction that improved over time for all groups. Although causality cannot be determined, the relationship is consistent, robust, and meaningful...
  67. ncbi Helping social workers address the educational needs of foster children
    Andrea G Zetlin
    California State University, Los Angeles, Charter College of Education, Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 29:811-23. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi Enhancing parent-child interaction during foster care visits: experimental assessment of an intervention
    Wendy L Haight
    School of Social Work, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Child Welfare 84:459-81. 2005
    ..This article discusses consideration of parents' trauma history in designing interventions to enhance parent-child interaction...
  69. ncbi Characteristics and trajectories of treatment foster care youth
    David L Hussey
    Department of Justice Studies, Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242 0001, USA
    Child Welfare 84:485-506. 2005
    ..Placement instability places the well-being of children at heightened risk, therefore, accurate assessment of child need and risk in relation to caregiver capacities is critical...
  70. ncbi The impact of state TANF policy decisions on kinship care providers
    Steven G Anderson
    School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Child Welfare 85:715-36. 2006
    ..These payments, however, are much lower than rates for licensed providers, and many kinship caregivers are subject to work, training requirements, and time limits...
  71. ncbi Experience with family drug courts in three cities
    Mary Haack
    Department of Family and Community Health, University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201 1579, USA
    Subst Abus 25:17-25. 2004
    ..Specialized Family Drug Courts show promise for an improved way to address child abuse and neglect involving parental substance use. They can also provide a unique clinical training experience for health professionals...
  72. ncbi Accuracy of caregiver identification of developmental delays among young children involved with child welfare
    Molly Curtin Berkoff
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:310-8. 2006
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  73. ncbi The foster care crisis: what caused caseloads to grow?
    Christopher A Swann
    Department of Economics, Box 26165, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6165, USA
    Demography 43:309-35. 2006
    ..Our results highlight the need for child welfare policies designed specifically for the children of incarcerated parents and parents who are facing less generous welfare programs...
  74. ncbi Early deprivation and home basal cortisol levels: a study of internationally adopted children
    Darlene A Kertes
    Institute of Child Development, 51 East River Road, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:473-91. 2008
    ..A structural equation model revealed that preadoption Deprived Care predicted Growth Delay at adoption and Growth Delay predicted higher morning cortisol levels and a larger diurnal cortisol decrease...
  75. ncbi Short-term follow-up of children at risk: comparison of the quality of life of children removed from home and children remaining at home
    Bilha Davidson-Arad
    The Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Child Abuse Negl 27:733-50. 2003
    ..To follow up the well-being of children at risk after a decision on their removal was made...
  76. ncbi Sheltering children
    Rita Black Monsen
    J Pediatr Nurs 18:137-8. 2003
  77. ncbi Examination of racial imbalance for children in foster care: implications for training
    Kathleen Belanger
    School of Social Work, Stephen F Austin State University, P O Box 6104 SFA Station, Nacogdoches, TX 75961, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 15:163-76. 2002
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  78. ncbi An investigation of racial partiality in child welfare assessments of attachment
    Betty C Surbeck
    Family Support Services, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 73:13-23. 2003
    ..Results indicate that the impact of race on assessments of attachment is complicated and may be influenced by communication gaps and negative racial stereotypes...
  79. ncbi Foster child health and development: implications for primary care
    Susan Kools
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 29:39-41, 44-6. 2003
    ..Priorities for clinical practice include care coordination and interdisciplinary collaboration; maintenance of adequate, up-to-date health records; vigorous follow-up; and health-targeted advocacy...
  80. ncbi Relative foster parents of HIV-affected children
    Sally Mason
    Institute for Juvenile Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Child Welfare 81:541-69. 2002
    ..Child welfare workers and relative foster parents need training on HIV's effect on the families so that appropriate services can be accessed as early as possible...
  81. ncbi Early identification of mental health needs for children in care: a therapeutic assessment programme for statutory clients of child protection
    Nicole L Milburn
    Berry Street Victoria Take Two Programme, Australia
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 13:31-47. 2008
    ..The findings are discussed within the context of specific mental health service delivery to this vulnerable population of maltreated infants, children and young people...
  82. ncbi Professionals' decision-making about out-of-home placements following instances of child abuse
    Preston A Britner
    School of Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2058, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:317-32. 2002
    ..The goal of this research was to study how different groups of child welfare professionals prioritize and use information to make placement decisions following instances of child abuse...
  83. ncbi Expedited permanency planning: evaluation of the Kentucky Adoptions Opportunities Project
    Mavin H Martin
    Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Child Welfare 81:203-24. 2002
    ..The major barriers to permanency are discussed, as well as the policy and practice implications in the context of Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997...
  84. ncbi Getting home on time: predicting timely permanence for young children
    Cathryn C Potter
    University of Denver School of Social Work, Institute for Families, CO, USA
    Child Welfare 81:123-50. 2002
    ..This article uses qualitative interviews with child welfare and court personnel to identify critical barriers to and supports for effective permanency planning...
  85. ncbi Effectively addressing mental health issues in child welfare practice: the family connection
    Elisabeth Pufahl
    Tennessee Voices for Children corrected Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Child Welfare 86:75-91. 2007
    ..TVC's Nashville Connection and Family Connection programs did this by coordinating support services, building community bridges, and providing comprehensive in-home services...
  86. ncbi The risk of subsequent maltreatment allegations in families with substance-exposed infants
    Brenda D Smith
    School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York, 12222, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:97-114. 2002
    ....
  87. ncbi Strengthening the roles of existing structures by breaking down barriers and building up bridges: intensifying HIV/AIDS awareness, outreach, and intervention in Uganda
    R Sayson
    Eaglets Child Welfare Organisation, Kampala, Uganda, East Africa
    Child Welfare 80:541-50. 2001
    ..This article describes the impact of the epidemic, the project's methodology, and lessons learned to assist in bringing down barriers and building bridges...
  88. ncbi Health care policies for children in out-of-home care
    C Risley-Curtiss
    Arizona State University School of Social Work, Tempe 85287-1802, USA
    Child Welfare 80:325-50. 2001
    ..Most states fell short of meeting the standards set by the Child Welfare League of America for the health care of children in out-of-home care...
  89. ncbi Data briefing. AIDS prevention
    John Appleby
    King s Fund
    Health Serv J 113:31. 2003
  90. ncbi Racial disparity in Minnesota's child protection system
    Erik P Johnson
    Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 3091, USA
    Child Welfare 86:5-20. 2007
    ..Using binary logistic regression, they are able to determine the odds that a child belonging to a particular racial or ethnic group would progress to the next decision point...
  91. ncbi Improving healthcare for children entering foster care
    Christina Risley-Curtiss
    School of Social Work, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
    Child Welfare 86:123-44. 2007
    ..The study finds that despite an existing policy for healthcare for children entering foster care, legislation mandating additional efforts, shortened time frames, and provision for judicial oversight are needed for improvement...
  92. ncbi Trauma resilience among youth in substitute care demonstrating sexual behavior problems
    Scott C Leon
    Loyola University Chicago, Department of Psychology, 6525 N Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:67-81. 2008
    ..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the relationship between several proposed protective factors and trauma symptoms among highly vulnerable youth in the child welfare system...
  93. ncbi Five commentaries: looking to the future
    Susan H Badeau
    Education Policy Studies and Research Department, School of Education, DePaul University, USA
    Future Child 14:174-89. 2004
  94. ncbi When children cannot return home: adoption and guardianship
    Mark F Testa
    Children and Family Research Center, School of Social Work, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA
    Future Child 14:114-29. 2004
    ..Looking forward, these changes would require child welfare agencies to think creatively and thoughtfully about how best to serve families and the children in their care...
  95. ncbi [Effectiveness of in-home family-focused interventions]
    Hans Peter Heekerens
    Fakultät Angewandte Sozialwissenchaften der Fachhochschule München
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 57:130-46. 2008
    ..All of them are producing clinically relevant positive long-term effects. The models of in-home family-focused intervention currently used in Germany are to be evaluated in studies with (quasi-)experimental design...
  96. ncbi The U.S. child welfare system: a de facto public behavioral health care system
    John S Lyons
    Mental Health Services and Policy Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:971-3. 2004
  97. ncbi Orphanhood and childcare patterns in sub-Saharan Africa: an analysis of national surveys from 40 countries
    Roeland Monasch
    United Nations Children s Fund, New York, NY 10017, USA
    AIDS 18:S55-65. 2004
    ..Assess the impact of AIDS on prevalence of orphanhood and care patterns...
  98. ncbi Meeting the challenges of contemporary foster care
    Sandra Stukes Chipungu
    School of Social Work, Howard University, USA
    Future Child 14:74-93. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi Safety and stability for foster children: a developmental perspective
    Brenda Jones Harden
    Institute for Child Study, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Future Child 14:30-47. 2004
    ....
  100. ncbi Child welfare services and delinquency: the need to know more
    Melissa Jonson-Reid
    Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Child Welfare 83:157-73. 2004
    ..The article discusses key methodological, theoretical, and policy implications that help guide further research in this area...
  101. ncbi Education and nutritional status of orphans and children of HIV-infected parents in Kenya
    Vinod Mishra
    Demographic and Health Research Division, Macro International Inc, 11785 Beltsville Dr, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 19:383-95. 2007
    ....

Research Grants74

  1. Randomized trial of HIV / STD prevention in Zimbabwean youth
    Frances Cowan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The most valid method will then be used in the final outcomes survey for the parent trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Mechanisms By Which Maternal And Fetal Drug Exposure Is*
    Jashvant Unadkat; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Once tested, we will be able to predict the magnitude of change in dose that should be instituted for a wide range of drugs whose disposition is significantly modulated by these transporters. ..
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  6. Cardiovascular Responses to Sleep Apnea in Tetraplegia: A Pilot Study
    Jill M Wecht; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  8. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  9. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  10. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  11. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  12. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  13. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  14. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  15. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  16. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  19. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  20. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  21. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  22. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  23. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  24. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  25. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  26. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  27. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  28. A Rodent Model to Study Links Among Diet, Visceral Adipose and Cardiomyopathy
    MELINDA ANN FRYE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Regulation of Lung Fibrosis by Alternatively Activated Macrophages and Arginase-1
    ROBERT MATTHEW TIGHE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Collectively, this approach will allow us to dissect the role of arginase-1 production by macrophages and fibroblasts in the pathobiology of progressive pulmonary fibrosis. ..
  30. Surveillance of Serum Contents by Mast Cells and Regulation of Allergic Immunity
    Laurence E Cheng; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The candidate will also be positioned to compete for further funding opportunities as he develops an independent research program. ..
  31. Optic Nerve Aging and Glaucoma
    Thasarat Vajaranant; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..More broadly, this work serves as a foundation for a future line of investigations into sex-differences and non-hormonal mechanisms of optic nerve aging and risks for glaucoma. ..
  32. Role of Coxiella burnetii group I introns in growth modulation
    Michael F Minnick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..burnetii's molecular biology, interruption of these genetic elements and events will provide novel targets and strategies for therapeutic intervention of Q fever. ..
  33. Neuroendocrine Contribution to Behavior &Cognition in the Female Lifespan
    C NEILL NEILL EPPERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Genetic Determinants of the Response to Thienopyridine Therapy
    Jessica L Mega; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The TIMI Study Group also offers the appropriate training environment to provide Dr. Mega with the skills needed to lead the multicenter clinical trial described in Aim 3. ..
  35. Environmental Chitin Exposure in the Pathogenesis of Asthma
    Rene M Roy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. MT VET COBRE II CORE A: ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
    Mark T Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Thus, this network also facilitates rapid and seamless communication between investigators and Mentors, including those at UM and the Rocky Mountain Laboratories...
  37. Protein Phosphatase Regulation of the Principal Renal Sodium Transporter NHE3
    Ion Alexandru Bobulescu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  38. USC Research Center for Liver Disease
    Neil Kaplowitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  39. Online patient self-assessment for chronic pancreatic and other pain
    Andrew H Soll; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Although we focus on chronic pancreatic pain, we are using a general approach that will be applicable to any chronic pain or non-pain symptom. ..
  40. Prenatal Cocaine Exposure: Young Adult Follow Up
    Ruth Rose-Jacobs; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  41. QTL and QTL Genes Underlying Lactation Performance
    Darryl L Hadsell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The experiments described in this proposal will use powerful new mouse genetic tools to identify and map the genes which could regulate lactation outcomes in breastfeeding women. ..
  42. Role of trabecular meshwork contractility in modulating outflow resistance
    CHEE HIAN TAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project studies a potential mechanism for regulating intraocular pressure that can help us better understand glaucoma and ways to treat it. ..
  43. Using Genetics For Early Phenotyping &Prevention of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
    Christine E Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Early treatment can be targeted to at-risk, genetically susceptible individuals to offset the consequences of pathogenic mutations and prevent disease progression. ..
  44. Melanoma Prevention: Using the Sun
    Marianne Berwick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The NCI clearly states that prevention must be based on knowledge developed by integrative population science teams working in the population and in the laboratory. ..
  45. Function of Microtubule Plus-End-Tracking Proteins in the Neuronal Growth Cone
    Laura Anne Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  46. Fogarty Global Health Fellows Coordinating Center
    CHARLES MICHAEL VAN DER HORST; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. METHYLATION OF THE CALCITONIN GENE IN HUMAN TUMORS
    Stephen B Baylin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We investigate whether this change can foster cancer initiation and the molecular mechanisms though which it arises. ..
  48. GHSU/WSU Cooperative Reproductive Medicine Network
    Michael Peter Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  49. Genetic and environmental modulation of RNA editing
    Claudia Schmauss; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Endogenous Gas Molecules As Transcription Factors
    Leo E Otterbein; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Specific Aim 3: To evaluate the role of CO in DNA synthesis and the regulation of cellular proliferation. ..
  51. Alexander Disease: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms
    Albee Messing; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In Aim 3 we will also determine whether the mutant form specifically accumulates in the aggregates. This will test the hypothesis that mutant GFAP is not toxic per se, but produces disease by causing GFAP accumulation. ..
  52. Fostering Opportunities for Nutrition and Global Health
    Wafaie W Fawzi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will partner with St. John's Research Institute in Bangalore, India and develop stronger collaboration with colleagues in Tanzania and Brazil. ..
  53. COBRE Center for Cancer Research Development
    Bharat Ramratnam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..CCRD will provide the basic research framework needed for transitioning into an NCI designated clinical cancer center. ..
  54. Cytokine Effects on Amphetamine-Induced Dopamine Release using PET Neuroimaging
    Jennifer C Felger; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..To accomplish her goals, the applicants training plan will include a combination of mentored research, coursework, seminars, and attendance at national and international meetings. ..
  55. CYTOLOGICAL STUDIES OF DEVELOPING AND MATURE NEURONS
    Mary Bartlett Bunge; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Discovery of translational methods to improve exiting of regenerated brainstem axons from the SC bridge into the cord will have an important impact on fostering spinal cord repair, particularly for the use of SCs to mend human SCIs. ..
  56. Neural Markers of Individual Difference in Emotion Regulation in Depressed Adults
    Jay C Fournier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These findings could have enormous clinical utility and could lead to future work attempting to refine existing treatment strategies to make them more effective for patients with functional deficits in the emotion regulation system. ..
  57. A qualitative description of a pilot project to improve access to care in one Den
    SARAH ELAINE RASKIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Page 1 of 1 Qualitative description of a dental health pilot project ..
  58. An interactive web-based intervention to achieve healthy weight in young children
    Ellen Wald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  59. Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research
    Holly E Richter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project provides support to an investigator committed to pursuing robust research initiatives in women with pelvic floor disorders and to mentor the clinicians and researchers of the future. ..
  60. Reducing Social Disparities of Heatwave Impacts in a Changing Climate
    MARIE SYLVIA O apos NEILL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal is to encourage the widespread adoption of effective local programs to prevent illness and save lives during heatwaves. ..
  61. Lysosomal Disease Network
    Chester B Whitley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Solutions to these problems will have direct impact on patients suffering from lysosomal diseases, and important implications for medical practice. ..
  62. 7th National Headache Foundation Research Summit
    Rima Dafer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  63. Cognitive and Psychosocial Benefit of Caregiver Training for Ugandan HIV Children
    MICHAEL JOSEPH BOIVIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  64. Drug Abuse: Sex differences in developmental and environmental influences
    Jill B Becker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results from these experiments will have implications for treatment and prevention of drug abuse using non-pharmacological interventions. ..
  65. Bioethics Research Infrastructure Initiative
    CLAUDIA ROSE BAQUET; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The Center aims and programs are consistent with the intent of the ARRA GO grant funding and include: creation of jobs and to promote economic investment in local underserved communities. ..
  66. Retinal Degeneration Conference
    Robert E Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..There is ample evidence that this conference has had profound effects on the scientific careers of many of the young scientists who attended. ..
  67. An epithelial model for V-type H+-ATPase-driven acid-base transport
    Peter M Piermarini; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, mosquito kidneys are much more accessible and easier to study in the laboratory than mammalian kidneys, making the former an ideal experimental model system for studying the latter. ..
  68. TRAINING PROGRAM IN GENETICS AND GENOMICS
    William Gelbart; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Type the name of the program director at the top of each printed page and each continuation page. (For type specifications, see instructions on page 6.) INSTITUTIONAL NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD (Substitute Page) ..
  69. Family Planning Promotion in HIV Infected Zambians
    Susan Allen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Cost- effectiveness will be determined with methods developed jointly by experts in the fields of HIV therapy in Africa and contraception. ..
  70. Fostering Self-Regulation in Infants and Toddlers with FASDs
    Blair Paley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Teaching children with prenatal alcohol exposure these skills may help reduce their risk for negative long-term outcomes, such as delinquency, school failure, and mental health problems. ..
  71. Matrix Metalloproteases Regulate Mesenchymal Stem Cells
    Zena Werb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will have direct implications for the treatment of skeletal injuries resulting from disease or malformation, and for injuries that are refractory to conventional therapy. ..
  72. Development of a patient-based provider intervention for early caries management
    ANDREEA EMILIA VOINEA GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The final objective is better oral health at the population level as stressed by the Surgeon General's 2000 Report. ..
  73. MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH TRAINING
    Stanley Watson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The trainees will have access to world- class facilities and laboratories, in the context of a rich and supportive environment. ..
  74. Environmental Mutagen Society 2011 Annual Meeting
    CATHERINE G B KLEIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The meetings also provide a forum in which students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career investigators can share information with established scientists through formal scientific sessions and informal interactions. ..