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Research and Publications

Learn about HOPE research projects

The HOPE team is actively engaged in cutting edge research to further the knowledge about the effects of positive childhood experiences on health outcomes. Many of our projects involve collaboration with local and national institutions, well respected in the research arena. HOPE is even expanding internationally, recently participating in the preparation of a research grant submitted by the Transforming early Education and Child Health (TeEACH) group at Western Sydney University in New South Wales, Australia.

Recent Research and Publications

The Transformational Impact of HOPE

The Transformational Impact of HOPE

HOPE changes the way service providers engage with children and families Educators and caregivers can foster emotional well being, growth,…

Predictors of Corporal Punishment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Predictors of Corporal Punishment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

We were encouraged to see that the use of corporal punishment did not increase during the pandemic. However, those that…

Prevalence of Positive Childhood Experiences Among Adults — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Four States, 2015–2021

Prevalence of Positive Childhood Experiences Among Adults — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Four States, 2015–2021

This report marks an important moment in the growing understanding of childhood experiences. This report signals that PCEs have become…

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