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|Document Title:||New Directions in Tribal Early Childhood Programs.|
|Personal Author:||Bohanon, Kelli.|
|Abstract:||This article explores the efforts of tribal communities building more coordinated and effective early childhood systems by taking advantage of federal funding opportunities and partnerships. Given a new level of understanding and response from federal agencies regarding the unique nature of tribal communities, efforts are being made to acknowledge the need for adaptability and the importance of cultural and geographical context impacting the development of strong early childhood systems in tribal communities. This article highlights these partnerships and the programs and initiatives involved in them, including specific examples of tribes taking advantage of the opportunity to build more responsive, coordinated, and...more|
|Document Title:||Working Toward Well-Being: Community Approaches to Toxic Stress.|
|Personal Author:||O'Connor, Cailin.|
|Abstract:||The Early Childhood-LINC Learning Lab on Community Approaches to Toxic Stress convened in 2015 and included representatives of six communities working to address toxic stress within their early childhood systems. The representatives explored how communities are responding to the understanding of and interest in the impact of toxic stress on the developing child and its implications for lifelong health and wellbeing. The Early Childhood-LINC Learning Lab focused on community and systems-level approaches to toxic stress. This issue brief distills the experiences and recommendations of leaders from these six communities and from the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP). It...more|
|Document Title:||Early Childhood State Advisory Councils: Status Report April 2013.|
|Corporate Author:||United States. Administration for Children and Families.|
|Abstract:||This report discusses the status of the State Advisory Councils on Early Childhood Education and Care grant program that enables States to lead the development and enhancement of high-quality, comprehensive early childhood systems that optimize childhood service delivery so that children arrive at school ready to learn and prepared to excel. With grant funds, States have invested in improving statewide coordination and collaboration among the wide range of early childhood programs and services and have resulted in streamlining early childhood infrastructure, eliminating silos, reducing duplication, and increasing the availability and efficient delivery of early childhood services. This report covers the period...more|
|Document Title:||Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers in Child Protection: Updating Public Policy.|
|Personal Author:||Jefferys, Marcie.|
|Abstract:||This article reports that in spite of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act requiring children under age three with a substantiated maltreatment report to be referred for assessment of their development and need for early intervention services, only one in seven children who are eligible for early intervention services receive them. The need for greater collaboration across child welfare and early childhood systems is discussed.|
|Document Title:||Promoting Local Partnerships Between Child Care and Early Head Start: Ideas for State Leaders.|
|Corporate Author:||Zero to Three. National Infant and Toddler Child Care Initiative.
Early Head Start for Family Child Care Project.
|Abstract:||Across the country, State and Territory leaders are looking for ways to develop the supply of high-quality child care that meets the unique needs of infants and toddlers, especially for those who are at risk. At the same time, State Early Childhood Advisory Councils (ECACs) are charged with identifying opportunities for, and barriers to, collaboration and coordination of early childhood programs. One approach being considered is promoting local partnerships between Federal Early Head Start (EHS) grantees and child care centers and family child care homes. The information in this document is intended to outline specific State policy choices that impact how...more|
|Document Title:||Federal Healthy Start Initiative: A National Network for Effective Home Visitation and Family Support Services.|
|Personal Author:||Berry, Estrellita.,Brady, Carol.,Cunningham, Stacey D.,Derrick, Lisa L.,Drummonds, Mario.|
|Abstract:||This report highlights the success of the federal Healthy Start Initiative and explores its role in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program's national efforts to build quality, comprehensive statewide early childhood systems for pregnant women, parents, caregivers, and children from birth to eight years. It begins by reviewing the history of the federal Healthy Start Initiative and key components of the initiative. The five direct core services that define the federal Healthy Start model are explained and include: outreach and participant recruitment, home visitation/case management, perinatal and parental health education, maternal depression screening and...more|