This knowledge platform for scholarly publishing is provided by the ECPC. Research and scholarly output included here has been selected and deposited based on its relevance to early childhood development, social cohesion, violence prevention and peace promotion, and more. Additional literature will be added as it becomes available.
Advancing equity in early childhood education. NAEYC position statement. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC; 2019.
Effect of participatory women's groups and counselling through home visits on children's linear growth in rural eastern India (CARING trial): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Global Health. 2017;5(10):e1004-e1016.
Social Science–Based Pathways to Reduce Social Inequality in Youth Outcomes and Opportunities at Scale. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World. 2021;7:237802312110202.
Moving from Evidence to Implementation of Early Childhood Programs: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally; 2016.
Investing in Young Children Globally for Peaceful Societies: Proceedings of a Joint Workshop. Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally (iYCG), UNICEF, King Abdulla Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue; 2016.
Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers. Bowman B.T, Donovan M.S, Burns M.S, editors. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2000.
Differential patterns of whole-genome DNA methylation in institutionalized children and children raised by their biological parents. Dev Psychopathol. 2012;24(1):143-55.
A Study of Education and Resilience in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands. UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO); 2015.
Young children and families in crisis and displacement: Selected articles from our Early Childhood Matters publication. The Netherlands: Bernard van Leer Foundation; 2019.
Parochial altruism in humans. Nature. 2006;442(7105):912-5.
South African Child Gauge 2013. Children's Institute, University of Cape Town; 2013.
Association between economic growth and early childhood nutrition. Lancet Glob Health. 2015;3:e79-80.
Early Childhood Education and Care Physical Environment and Child Development: State of the art and Reflections on Future Orientations and Methodologies. Educational Psychology Review. 2019.
Psychosocial adjustment and mental health in former child soldiers--systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future research. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54:17-36.
Interrelatedness of child health, protection and well-being: an application of the SAFE model in Rwanda. Soc Sci Med. 2012;74:1504-11.
Correction: Ethics in Community-Based Research with Vulnerable Children: Perspectives from Rwanda. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0163384.
Sierra Leone's child soldiers: war exposures and mental health problems by gender. J Adolesc HealthJ Adolesc Health. 2011;49:21-8.
Using Mixed-Methods Research to Adapt and Evaluate a Family Strengthening Intervention in Rwanda. Afr J Trauma Stress. 2011;2:32-45.
Ethics in Community-Based Research with Vulnerable Children: Perspectives from Rwanda. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0157042.
Attending to the mental health of war-affected children: the need for longitudinal and developmental research perspectives. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011;50:323-5.
Optimizing an Era of Global Mental Health Implementation Science. JAMA Psychiatry. 2016;73:99-100.
Sierra Leone's former child soldiers: a follow-up study of psychosocial adjustment and community reintegration. Child Dev. 2010;81:1077-95.
A Longitudinal Study of Psychosocial Adjustment and Community Reintegration among Former Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone. Int Psychiatry. 2010;7:60-62.
Psychosocial adjustment and mental health in former child soldiers--systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future research. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013;54(1):17-36.
Sierra Leone's former child soldiers: a longitudinal study of risk, protective factors, and mental health. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010;49:606-15.
Identifying Priorities for Mental Health Interventions in War-Affected Youth: A Longitudinal Study. Pediatrics. 2015;136:e344-50.
Interventions for children affected by war: an ecological perspective on psychosocial support and mental health care. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2013;21(2):70-91.
A qualitative study of mental health problems among children displaced by war in northern Uganda. Transcult PsychiatryTranscult Psychiatry. 2009;46:238-56.
Addressing health disparities in the mental health of refugee children and adolescents through community-based participatory research: a study in 2 communities. Am J Public Health. 2015;105 Suppl 3:S475-82.
High Hopes, Grim Reality: Reintegration and the Education of Former Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone. Comp Educ Rev. 2008;52:565-587.
The intergenerational impact of war: longitudinal relationships between caregiver and child mental health in postconflict Sierra Leone. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2015;56:1101-7.
The mental health of children affected by armed conflict: protective processes and pathways to resilience. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2008;20:317-28.
The intergenerational effect of war. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015;72:199-200.
Child soldiers: reintegration, pathways to recovery, and reflections from the field. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2008;29:138-41.
Building an evidence base on mental health interventions for children affected by armed conflict. Intervention (Amstelveen). 2008;6:39-56.
A behavioral intervention for war-affected youth in Sierra Leone: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Acad Child Adolesc PsychiatryJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014;53:1288-97.
We left one war and came to another: resource loss, acculturative stress, and caregiver-child relationships in Somali refugee families. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2015;21:114-25.
Developing an African youth psychosocial assessment: an application of item response theory. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2014;23:142-60.
Context matters: community characteristics and mental health among war-affected youth in Sierra Leone. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2014;55:217-26.
Post-traumatic stress symptoms among former child soldiers in Sierra Leone: follow-up study. Br J Psychiatry. 2013;203:196-202.
War-Related Traumas and Mental Health Across Generations. JAMA Psychiatry. 2018;75:5-6.
Interventions for children affected by war: an ecological perspective on psychosocial support and mental health care. Harv Rev PsychiatryHarv Rev Psychiatry. 2013;21:70-91.
Validating the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children in Rwanda. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2012;51:1284-92.
Moderators of treatment effectiveness for war-affected youth with depression in northern Uganda. J Adolesc Health. 2012;51:544-50.
Methods to Assess Adverse Childhood Experiences of Children and Families: Toward Approaches to Promote Child Well-being in Policy and Practice. Academic pediatrics. 2017;17:S51-s69.
The oxytocin paradox. Front Behav Neurosci. 2014;8:48.
Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Men,Caring and Fatherhood.. Kathmandu: Save the Children Sweden; 2005.
Synthesis Report: Language Education and Social Cohesion (LESC) Initiative in Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand. UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office 2016; 2016.
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