The Centre for Holistic Initiatives for Learning and Development (CHILD)

In collaboration with the Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) and Robyn Mildon (CEI Executive Director), CHILD brings together experts in translational research, child development, and implementation science to help give children the best start in life. Current work with CHILD focuses on developing and evaluating a tailored universal prevention program to promote school readiness in early childhood settings. The long-term goal of this work is to develop sustainable universal prevention programs that can be delivered throughout early childhood settings in Singapore, 2021-.

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Polimeni, M., Tan, E., Fang, C., Lewis, J., McLeod, B. D., & Bjorndal, A. (2022). Can common elements support a public health approach to child maltreatment? International Journal on Child Maltreatment. Advance online publication.