In this report, researchers provide an exploratory and descriptive analysis of the changes in military enlisted recruiting and retention during the first six months of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
California, much like many parts of the United States, is confronting a shortage of psychiatric beds. This report presents an evaluation of California's adult psychiatric bed need for 2021 and the coming years.
Jan 18, 2022
Ryan K. McBain, Jonathan H. Cantor, Nicole K. Eberhart, Shreya S. Huilgol, Ingrid Estrada-Darley
This report uses nighttime lighting data to track the relocation of Rohingya refugees from the Cox's Bazaar region of Bangladesh to Bhasan Char, a 'floating island' in the Bay of Bengal built to house roughly 100,000 refugees.
Jan 14, 2022
Eric Robinson, Maggie Habib, Sean Mann, Edmund J. Burke
This article presents the results of two randomized control trials evaluating the impacts of the National Center on Education and the Economy's Executive Development Program and coaching on schoolwide practices and performance.
Jan 12, 2022
Benjamin K. Master, Heather L. Schwartz, Fatih Unlu, Jonathan Schweig, Louis T. Mariano, Jessie Coe, Elaine Lin Wang, Brian Phillips, Tiffany Berglund
We compare three types of Automated Essay Scoring models with respect to algorithmic fairness. Our results indicate that different models exhibit different types of biases, spanning students' gender, race, and socioeconomic status.
Jan 12, 2022
Diane Litman, Haoran Zhang, Richard Correnti, Lindsay Clare Matsumura, Elaine Lin Wang
Comparing nationally representative response data from the 2020 and 2021 Learn Together Surveys, the authors examine how high school teachers and principals provided supports to students for postsecondary transitions before and during the pandemic.
This study measures public confidence in police and public support for policing practices. Findings reveal that participants expressed moderate levels of confidence in their local police, although confidence varied across racial groups.
Jan 11, 2022
Nathan E. Kruis, Richard H. Donohue, Payton Perry, Nicholas J. Rowland
This report outlines existing evidence about the experiences of working parents and families in Europe during the COVID-19 outbreaks in 2020 and reviews the policies set out by 10 selected EU member states in response to these challenges.
Jan 11, 2022
Natalie Picken, Katrin Feyerabend, Linda Kunertova, Silvia Galimberti, Elena Rosa Brown, Lillian Flemons, Emily Ryen Gloinson, Giulia Lanfredi, Konstantina Rentzou
This article reviews and critiques prior explanations for the evolution of religious beliefs and suggests new hypotheses that might be more productive for understanding why religion involves beliefs in the gods and the supernatural.
The authors examine how and why policymakers have extended workers' compensation benefits to employees who are required to work outside the home during the COVID-19 pandemic and pose questions to help policymakers meet future public health crises.
There is evidence that military education benefits have a positive impact on veterans' transitions to civilian life and educational attainment, but few studies have looked at who uses them, their transition experiences, or their long-term outcomes.
This translation volume compiles texts by Russian military experts and planners and covers key factors in Russian military forecasting that inform military planning decisions on force structure and training.
This protocol describes a mixed-methods research project designed to (1) develop and (2) evaluate a novel Fiscal Mapping Process that guides strategic planning efforts to finance the sustainment of evidence-based treatments in youth mental health services.
Jan 7, 2022
Alex R. Dopp, Marylou Gilbert, Jane Frances Silovsky, Jeanne S. Ringel, Susan R. Schmidt, Beverly W. Funderburk, Ashley Jorgensen, Byron J. Powell, Douglas A. Luke, David Mandell, Daniel L. Edwards, Mellicent Blythe, Dana Hagele
Family support has important impacts on recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs). This paper illustrates how financing gaps limit SUD service systems from offering family services. We offer two sets of recommendations for funding family involvement in SUD services.
Jan 7, 2022
Alex R. Dopp, Jennifer K. Manuel, Joshua Breslau, Barbara Lodge, Brian Hurley, Courtney Ann Kase, Karen Chan Osilla
This feasibility study protocol describes our plans to develop, implement, and evaluate web-based and consultative training for Children's Advocacy Center Victim Advocates to enhance early engagement in evidence-based youth mental health services.
Jan 7, 2022
Erin Audrey Taylor, Alex R. Dopp, Kaitlin Lounsbury, Yutian Thompson, Michelle Miller, Ashley Jorgensen, Jane Frances Silovsky
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