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Schools and Families Educating Children (SAFE Children)


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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children
Children Succeeding in School

Indicators
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Students performing at grade level or meeting state curriculum standards
Children and youth not engaging in violent behavior or displaying serious conduct problems

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Early Childhood (0-8)
     Type of Setting
       Child Care / Preschool
       Elementary School
     Type of Service
       Parent Education
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Behavior Problems
       Cognitive Development / School Performance
       Physical Health
       Substance Use and Dependence

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
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Program Overview

Schools and Families Educating Children (SAFE Children) is a community and school-based program that targets children ages 5 to 6 who are making the transition into elementary school and live in inner-city high-risk neighborhoods. The program seeks to help children have a successful first year and assist families to manage educational and child development. The program is delivered through a 20-week family program and individual tutoring sessions for children.

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Program Reviews

The Schools and Families Educating Children (SAFE Children) program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)


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