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from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2GObRwp on April 30, 2019 at 04:15PM

The cover story spotlights the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program, developed by a team of clinician-researchers from RAND, UCLA, and the Los Angeles Unified School District, and designed for use with schoolkids who are suffering from trauma-related emotional or behavioral problems. A second feature highlights an approach to survey design that produces patient reviews of health care providers to better reflect the patient experience. The Q&A features social policy researcher Dionne Barnes-Proby, who works to improve workforce development programs and the juvenile justice and foster care systems. The Commentary column, by economist Krishna Kumar, describes the financial fragility of American families — many of whom are living paycheck to paycheck. The Giving column announces a philanthropic gift from Schmidt Futures that is fueling research on how technology can help displaced people throughout the world.

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