Other Youth Topics


Bryk, A. (2010). Organizing Schools for Improvement. Phi Delta Kappan, 91(7):23-30.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2010). Fact sheet: Health risk behaviors and academic achievement. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/health_and_academics/pdf/health_risk_behaviors.pdf (PDF, 2 pages)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2012). Engaged parents have healthier adolescents. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/features/parentengagement/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). Parent engagement in schools. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/protective/parent_engagement.htm

Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2010). Family engagement (Bulletins for Professionals). Retrieved from https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/f_fam_engagement/index.cfm

Doolan, M. (2005). The Family Group Conference: A Mainstream Approach in Child Welfare Decision-Making. Retrieved from http://www.americanhumane.org/assets/pdfs/children/fgdm/pc-fgdm-conf-fgc2004.pdf (PDF, 14 pages)

Epstein, J., & Sheldon, S. (2002). Present and accounted for: Improving student attendance through family and community involvement. The Journal of Educational Research, 95(5):308–318.

Fan, X., & Chen, M. (2001). Parental involvement and students' academic achievement: A meta-analysis. Educational Psychology Review, 13(1):1–22.

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. (2014). America’s Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved from http://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/index.asp

Forry, N. D., Moodie, S., Rothenberg, L., & Simkin, S. (2011). Family Engagement and Family-Sensitive Caregiving: Identifying Common Core Elements and Issues Related to Measurement (Issue Brief OPRE 2011-26b). Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/resource/family-engagement-and-family-sensitive-caregiving-identifying-common

Guilamo-Ramos, V., Jaccard, J., Dittus, P., Bouris, A., Bernardo, G., Casillas, E., & Banspach, B. (2011). A comparative study of interventions for delaying the initiation of sexual intercourse among Latino and Black youth. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 43(4):247–254.

Haerens, L., De Bourdeaudhuij I., & Maes, L. (2007). School-based randomized controlled trial of a physical activity intervention among adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(3):258–265.

Hoover-Dempsey, K. V., Walker, J. M. T., Sandler, H., Whetsel, D., Green, C. L., Wilkins, A. L., & Closson, K. (2005). Why do parents become involved? Research findings and implications. The Elementary School Journal, 106(2):105–130.

Houtenville, A. J., & Conway, K. S. (2008). Parental effort, school resources, and student achievement. Journal of Human Resources, 43(2):437–453.

Jeynes, W. H. (2003). A meta-analysis: the effects on parental involvement on minority children's academic achievement. Education and Urban Society, 35(2):202–218.

Jeynes, W. H. (2007). The relationship between parental involvement and urban secondary school student academic achievement: a meta-analysis. Urban Education, 42(1):82–100.

Malm, K., Allen, T., McKlindon, A., & Vandivere, S. (2013). Family Finding for Children and Families New to Out-of-Home Care: A Rigorous Evaluation of Family Finding in San Francisco (Executive Summary). Bethesda, MD: Child Trends. Retrieved from http://www.childtrends.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/2013-33bFamilyFindingSFExecSummary.pdf (PDF, 5 pages)

Merkel-Holguin, L., Nixon, P., & Burford, G. (2003). Learning with families: A synopsis of FGDM research and evaluation in child welfare. Protecting Children, 18(1-2):2–11. Retrieved from http://www.americanhumane.org/assets/pdfs/children/fgdm/pc-pc-article-fgdm-research.pdf (PDF, 10 pages)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. (2013). Skilled for Life? Key Findings from the Survey of Adult Skills. Retrieved from http://skills.oecd.org/documents/SkillsOutlook_2013_KeyFindings.pdf (PDF, 32 pages)

Perry, C. L., Williams, C. L., Veblen-Mortenson, S., Toomey, T. L., Komro, K., Anstine, P. S., . . . Wolfson, M. (1996). Project Northland: outcomes of a communitywide alcohol use prevention program during early adolescence. American Journal of Public Health, 86(7):956–965.

Resnick, M. D., Bearman, P. S., Blum, R. W., Bauman, K. E., Harris, K. M., Jones, J., . . . Udry, J. R. (1997). Protecting adolescents from harm. Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health. JAMA, 278(10):823–832.

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory. (2014). Partners in Education: A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships. Retrieved from http://www2.ed.gov/documents/family-community/partners-education.pdf (PDF, 32 pages)

Steib, S. (2004). Engaging families in child welfare practice. Children’s Voice. Retrieved from

Storr, C. L., Ialongo, N. S., Kellam, S. G., & Anthony, J. C. (2002). A randomized controlled trial of two primary school intervention strategies to prevent early onset tobacco smoking. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 66(1):51–60.

Tam, T. S., & Ho, M. K. W. (1996). Factors influencing the prospect of children returning to their parents from out-of-home care. Child Welfare, 75(3):253–268.

Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health. (2013). System of Care Core Values. Retrieved from http://www.tapartnership.org/SOC/SOCvaluesTopics.php?id=topic1

Westmoreland, H., Lopez, M., & Rosenberg, H. (2009). How to Develop a Logic Model for Districtwide Family Engagement Strategies. Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) Newsletter, 1(4):1–10. Retrieved from http://www.hfrp.org/publications-resources/browse-our-publications/how-to-develop-a-logic-model-for-districtwide-family-engagement-strategies

Westmoreland, H., Rosenberg, H., Lopez, M., & Weiss, H. (2009). Seeing Is Believing: Promising Practices for How School Districts Promote Family Engagement (Issue Brief). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Family Research Project. Retrieved from http://www.hfrp.org/family-involvement/publications-resources/seeing-is-believing-promising-practices-for-how-school-districts-promote-family-engagement