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Programs that Work

The PPN site features descriptions of evaluated programs that improve outcomes for children. PPN programs can be found under the topic areas below and may be related to more than one topic.   How are these topics defined?

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Age of Child

Early Childhood (0-8)

Middle Childhood (9-12)

Adolescence (13-18)

Type of Setting

Child Care / Preschool

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Out of School Time

Community-Based Service Provider

Health Care Provider

Home Visiting

Type of Service

Case Management

Family Support

Health Care Services

Health Education

Instructional Support


Parent Education

Youth Development

Type of Outcome Addressed

Behavior Problems

Child Abuse and Neglect

Cognitive Development / School Performance

Juvenile Justice

Mental Health

Physical Health

Poverty / Welfare

Substance Use and Dependence

Teen Sex / Pregnancy

Violent Behavior