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Search Results: MCH Organizations

This list of organizations is drawn from the MCH Organizations Database. Contact information is the most recent known to the MCH Digital Library.

Displaying records 1 through 7 (7 total).

American Psychological Association (APA)

Annotation: The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional society of psychologists that works to advance psychology as a science, a profession, and a means of promoting health, education and the human welfare. Students may participate as affiliates. Publications include newsletters, catalogs, journals, abstracts, and many other materials. APA also sponsors conferences and workshops.

Keywords: Psychology, Advocacy, Behavioral sciences, Conferences, Consumer education, Information sources, Mental health, Mental health services, Professional societies, Psychologists, Publications, Resource centers, Spanish language materials, Training

Center for School Mental Health (CSMH)

Annotation: The Center for School Mental Health (CSMH) strengthens policies and programs in school mental health to improve learning and promote success for children and adolescents.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Clearinghouses, Conferences, Interdisciplinary training, Mental health, National MCH resource center, Publications, Referrals, Resource centers, School counseling, School health, School health programs, School personnel, School psychology, Spanish language materials, Technical assistance, Training

Children's Digital Media Center

Annotation: The Children’s Digital Media Center (CDMC) is a five-university consortium of scholars, researchers, educators, policy-makers, and industry professionals whose goal is to shed light on how entertainment media impact the development of youth and to disseminate that information to policy makers and businesses to create a quality media environment. Funded by the National Science Foundation, CDMC is working to gain a greater understanding of how interactive digital media experiences affect children’s long-term social adjustment, academic achievement, and personal identity. A variety of related publications, including technical reports and presentation papers, can be downloaded from the Web site.

Keywords: Interactive media, Academic achievement, Adolescent development, Adolescent psychology, Child development, Child psychology, Consortia, Mass media, Research, Self concept, Social adjustment

Henry A. Murray Research Center

Annotation: The Henry A. Murray Research Center of The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University conducts primary research and maintains databases on moral development, female psychological development, career patterns and impact on well-being, sex differences in children's math and science learning, racially or ethnically diverse populations, and other topics. Through several grant programs, the Center also offers financial support for research expenses of projects using Center data. Services to consumers include reference information and publications. The center publishes a newsletter and a guide to data resources and also sponsors conferences and training seminars.

Keywords: Adolescent females, Children, Psychology, Women

National Center for School Engagement (NCSE)

Annotation: The National Center for School Engagement was established based on over a decade of educational research conducted by Colorado Foundation for Families and Children, now the Partnership for Families and Children. NCSE studies and produces papers and reports on school attendance, attachment, and achievement, as well as provides training and technical assistance, research and evaluation to school districts, law enforcement agencies, courts, as well as state and federal agencies.

Keywords: Bullying, Educational attainment, Psychology, Psychosocial factors, School attendance, Schools, Social behavior

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP)

Annotation: The Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP), a division of the American Psychological Association, promotes the general objectives of the American Psychological Association and encourages the evolution and development of the specialty of clinical child and adolescent psychology in both its scientific and professional aspects. SCCAP also seeks to advance scientific inquiry, training, and professional practice in clinical child and adolescent psychology as a means of furthering knowledge, welfare, and mental health of children, youth, and families. SCCAP's evidence-based treatment Web site, located at, provides up-to-date information on various psychological disorders along with scientifically-evaluated treatment methods.

Keywords: , Evidence based medicine, Mental health, Adolescent health, Child health, Clinical medicine, Medical evaluation, Mental disorders, Psychology, Treatment outcomes

University of Wisconsin-Madison Women's Studies Research Center (WSRC)

Annotation: The Women's Studies Research Center (WSRC) fosters research related to women in all disciplines from a feminist perspective. It encourages the entry of women scholars into all fields of research, the development of new information on the circumstances and contributions of women in any field, and the development of theory which takes account of the significance of gender. The Center's publications include a newsletter, e-mail bulletins, reprints, working papers and proceedings. WSRC sponsors conferences, training seminars, and workshops, and maintains a listserv for faculty and students.

Keywords: Aging, Maternity leave, Parental leave, Psychology, Women


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.