Data and Evaluation Tools
Data resources, evaluation tools and information, community partnership approaches.
KidsData.org allows users to easily find, customize, and use data on more than 500 measures of child health and well being or select from one-page fact sheets. Data are available for every county, city, school district, and legislative district in California. Seven Simple Strategies to Make the Most of Your Data
Children Now is a nonpartisan, multi-issue research, policy development, and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting children's health and education in California. Children's Now's 2014-15 County Scorecard of Children's Well-Being tracks
29 key education, health, and child welfare and economic well-being
indicators in California, across 58 counties, over time, and by race and
Provides state legislators, public officials, and child
advocates with the data, policy recommendations, and tools needed to
advance sound policies that benefit children and families. View their 2015 Kids Count California Profile (.pdf)
The Child Trends Databank is a one-stop-shop for the latest national trends and research on over 100 indicators of child and your well-being.
Research and Publications
- The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is a major American research project that reveals a powerful relationship between our emotional experiences as children and our physical and mental health as adults.
- The Spectrum of Prevention is a tool for developing a multifaceted approach to injury prevention, and to encourage practitioners to implement comprehensive initiatives.
Strengthening Families is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development, and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. It is based on engaging families, programs, and communities in building five protective factors.