ICH conducted an evaluation of the Massachusetts Pregnant and Parenting Teen Initiative, which provides parent-centered case management with the goal of increasing life opportunities and enhancing family stability among young families.
ICH evaluated READYGO, a professional development program for early childhood educators that aims to build capacity to provide trauma-informed education and care to preschool students.
The Perinatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts (PNQIN), together with the Health Policy Commission, engaged with ICH to develop novel family-driven quality measures of hospital care for families who experienced prenatal opioid exposure.
For over 15 years, ICH has been the evaluator for Agenda For Children, a literacy initiative of the City of Cambridge. ICH has helped AFC program staff track participation and understand the impact of several programs designed to educate parents of children ages 0-7 about how to support language and literacy development so their children will enter school ready to learn how to read and write.
This study examines the potential impact of a proposed change to the “public charge” immigration rule on benefit use for children who need care.
ICH is working with the Justice Resource Institute (JRI) and associated organizations on a mixed methods evaluation examining implementation of evidence-based practices for trauma-informed care.