News from Prevention Field
Using Portable Computers in Home Visits: Effects on Programs, Data Quality, Home Visitors and Caregivers
By Cailin O'Connor, Audrey Laszewski, Jennifer Hammel, and Maureen S. Durkin
Cailin O'Connor (former CTF staffer), Audrey Laszewski, Jennifer Hammel, and Maureen S. Durkin recently published an article in the most recent Children and Youth Services Review entitled "Using portable computers in home visits: Effects on programs, data quality, home visitors and......
Trauma-informed services and supports can lead to improved school attendance, fewer arrests, and reduced suicide attempts.
The women's population in Illinois prisons has quadrupled over the last 20 years. Eighty percent of them are mothers and 80 percent are there for nonviolent offenses.
Premature delivery is a key cause of infant deaths in Milwaukee, especially among blacks.
As part of the Institute for Research on Poverty’s work to monitor poverty in Wisconsin, this report looks at antipoverty programs during the recent recession and their effects on economic need.