The Children's Vaccine Initiative: Achieving the Vision (1993)

Committee on the Children's Vaccine Initiative: Planning Alternative Strategies

This report contains information on the nature and status of vaccine development and production efforts in the United States and abroad and recommends ways to enhance participation in the International Children's Vaccine Initiative.

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (1993)

Panel on Research on Child Abuse and Neglect

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect provides a comprehensive, integrated, child-oriented research agenda on child abuse and neglect. The report presents an overview of three major areas that impact child abuse and neglect research, namely, definitions and scope; etiology, consequences, treatment, and prevention; and infrastructure and ethics.

Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs (1998)

Committee on the Assessment of Family Violence Interventions

Violence in Families examines the successes and failures of family violence interventions used in three institutional sectors (social services, health, and law enforcement) to combat maltreatment of children, domestic violence, and abuse of the elderly. The report discusses how to measure program effectiveness and offers recommendations to guide services, programs, policy, and research on victim support and assistance, treatments and penalties for offenders, and law enforcement. Also included in Violence in Families is an analysis of more than 100 evaluation studies on the outcomes of different kinds of programs and services.

Who Cares for America's Children? (1990)

Panel on Child Care Policy

Who Cares for America's Children? explores the critical need for a more coherent policy on child care, offers recommendations for the actions needed to develop such a policy, evaluates the factors in child care that are most important to children 's development, and examines ways of protecting children's physical well-being and fostering their development in child care settings.

WIC Nutrition Risk Criteria: A Scientific Assessment (1996)

Committee on Scientific Evaluation of WIC Nutrition Risk Criteria

This report reviews the scientific basis for nutrition risk criteria used to establish eligibility for participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). WIC Nutrition Risk Criteria also examines the specific segments of

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