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Collection of Evidence-Based Treatment Modalities for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Tr

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Youth

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/HD212008/$file/HD21.pdf

Summarizes current research on mental health treatments that have been proven to be effective in treating children and adolescents. Lengthy, slow-loading file. From the Virginia Commission on Youth. Issued as House of Delegates Document 21 for the 2008 session.

Characteristics of Noninstitutionalized DI and SSI Program Participants

Categories: Disability,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/rsnotes/rsn2008-02.pdf

Statistical tables and charts on the demographic characteristics of recipients of disability insurance and Supplemental Security Income. From the Social Security Administration.

2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation

Categories: Animals/Wildlife,Business/Economics,Natural Resources,Recreation/Travel

http://www.census.gov/prod/2008pubs/fhw06-nat.pdf

The 11th in a series of reports, every five years, on outdoors recreation, the number of participants, and the economic impact. Reports that 87 million Americans spent $122 billion in 2006 on wildlife-related recreation. From the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Census Bureau.

Towards a New Russia Policy

Categories: Russia

http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB833.pdf

Examines the deterioration in U.S.-Russia relations from the perspective of Russian factors which may have been overlooked or neglected. Also examines some of the shortcomings of U.S. policy. From the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College

EPA-CDC Symposium on Air Pollution Exposure and Health

Categories: Environment,Health/Medical

http://www.epa.gov/nerl/symposium/

Presentations and additional material from a September 2006 symposium have been made available. From the Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Linkage of the National Health Interview Survey to Air Quality Data

Categories: Environment,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr02_145.pdf

Uses Environmental Protection Agency air pollution monitoring data to try to calculate pollution exposure for participants in the National Health Interview Survey. Offers 22 tables which cover exposure by age, region, race, and poverty status. From the National Center for Health Statistics.

Ten Years After College: Comparing the Employment Experiences of 1992-93 … Recipients

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2008155

Longitudinal study of 1992-93 bachelor’s degree recipients which looks at their 1994, 1997, and 2003 work experiences, their labor force status, employment stability, occupations and industries, salaries and benefits. Also compares student outcomes by whether they pursued academic or career-oriented majors. From the National Center for Education Statistics.

Russia’s 2008 Presidential Succession

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Russia

http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/RL34392_20080226.pdf

Reviews the events leading up to the March 2008 election and reviews the implications for the future. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by OpenCRS.org.

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