Gerlach, B., Tennant P., McKerlie K. (2018) Building Capacity for Restorative Discipline in Texas: An Evaluation of The Texas Schools Restorative Discipline Project. Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin

RD Report

Gerlach, B., Tennant P., McKerlie K. (2018) Building Capacity for Restorative Discipline in Texas: An Evaluation of The Texas Schools Restorative Discipline Project. Austin, TX: The University of Texas at Austin. To read the full report,click here. To read a report synopsis, click here.

June Research Spotlight: Three Research Studies Examining Mentalization Among Families

Minding the Baby

By Allie Long Minding the Baby®: Enhancing parental reflective functioning and infant attachment in an attachment-based, interdisciplinary home visiting program (2019) Slade, A., Holland, M.L., Ordway, M.R., Carlson, E.A., Jeon, S., Close, N., Mayes, L.C., & Sadler, L.S. Home visiting interventions are seen to be some of the most effective treatments for families that have experienced trauma, or are facing the intergenerational… Read more »

Development and Preliminary Evaluation of Family Minds: A Mentalization-based Psychoeducation Program for Foster Parents

Family

In 2018, TXICFW’s Tina Adkins, Ph.D., published a study finding preliminary evidence that mentalizing psychoeducation can significantly improve parental reflective functioning and lower parenting stress in foster parents. By Allie Long So what makes this experiment different? Typically, when foster parents receive parenting training, the focus is largely on information sharing or skill building, but… Read more »

Combs, K.M., Aparicio, E.M., Prince, D.M., Grinnell-Davis, C., Marra, L. & Faulkner, M. (2019) Evidence-based sexual health programs for youth involved with juvenile justice and child welfare systems: Outcomes across settings, Children and Youth Services Review (100), p. 64-69.

Research Spotlight: Investigating the effects of evidence-based sexual health programs for juvenile justice and child welfare systems

Combs, K.M., Aparicio, E.M., Prince, D.M., Grinnell-Davis, C., Marra, L. & Faulkner, M. (2019) Evidence-based sexual health programs for youth involved with juvenile justice and child welfare systems: Outcomes across settings, Children and Youth Services Review (100), p. 64-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.02.032   To read a brief research highlight on this article, click here.