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From juvenile courts to mentoring programs, this section includes research about community-based organizations’ impacts on youth outcomes.Explore All Projects and Reports →
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System Changes Could Improve Relationships between Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children
This brief shares comments from incarcerated mothers interviewed by researchers and researchers' findings about programs for incarcerated mothers.
Use of Infant Crying Screening Tool Improves Family Support
In this pilot study, we analyzed the utility of the Infant Crying and Parent Well-being screening tool in a pediatric clinical setting.
Two-Generation Pilot Program Improves Young Parents’ Education, Employment, Personal Growth, and Parenting
CYPP was designed to improve parenting, personal growth, and family self-sufficiency by supporting education and employment. Chapin Hall conducted three studies...
Early Learning Coalition and Parenting Program Provide Crucial Supports to Promote Healthy Child Development on Chicago’s Far Southside
This report details Chapin Hall's evaluation of the Altgeld-Riverdale Early Learning Initiative and its two main components.
Building Quality Linked Data Sources Can Help Develop Evidence for Policy
There is strong interest in using linked human services administrative data to inform policy and research, from the public sector and academia alike.
Chapin Hall Releases Three-Year Strategic Plan with Focus on Child Welfare, Community Capacity and Youth Homelessness
Chapin Hall's strategic plan covers projected work from 2019 through 2022.