A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
February 5, 2013 | Program Result
Child FIRST is a home-based early childhood intervention that works with the most vulnerable very young children and their families to reduce serious emotional disturbance, developmental and learning problems, and abuse and neglect.
May 10, 2013 | Feature/Infographic
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is working to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of ACEs and the need to develop effective innovative interventions.
November 1, 2005 | Program Result
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland conducted a randomized, controlled evaluation of the Cleveland Eastern Suburban Born to Learn Program between 1999 and 2005.
February 27, 2012 | Story
The Nurse-Family Partnership is projected to touch the lives of more than 400,000 families nationwide by 2019.
November 27, 2012 | Grant/Feature
Ten grantees from the Vulnerable Populations Portfolio at RWJF have been named to the Social Impact Exchange's S&I 100, an index of the top nonprofits having a positive impact on America's most pressing social issues.
January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Hawaii Healthy Start home visitation program sends paraprofessionals into the homes of children at risk of abuse to teach families about child development, parenting and problem-solving strategies and offer emotional support to new parents during the first three years of their child's life.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children in low-income families living far from an immunization provider can miss basic vaccinations because parents lack their own transportation. This study examined how the availability of immunization providers affected vaccination rates among low-income children in Washington, D.C.
October 5, 2009 | Program Result
Expanding the capacity of Head Start agencies to identify and assist families in need was a key ingredient of Free To Grow. That was especially so in New Britain, Conn., and Orange, Calif.
May 21, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
David Olds, PhD, is founder of the Nurse-Family Partnership, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 40th Anniversary Force Multiplier that provides maternal and early childhood health programs for at-risk, first-time mothers. He is a professor of pediatri ...