Read this blog from a Washington DC leader to learn more about how the federal Family First Prevention Services Act is keeping at-risk children safe in Washington DC and nationally. The act provides federal funds, beginning in FFY2020, to support evidence-based mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services, as well as skill-based services parenting programs.
• This moment in state and federal child care
policy – federal context
• The current state of access and equity
• Opportunities in CCDBG to support infants
• First steps and next steps
This presentation by Geoffrey Nagle, Erickson Institute, discusses brain development and the importance of early childhood experiences, and the policy and program opportunities that can make a difference in outcomes.
This presentation by Anna Strong, Arkansas Children’s, explores ways to leverage public health and health care in prenatal-to- three policy. She also covers the “magic” and “frustrations” of cross-sector work.
This presentation featuring Gina Adams, Urban Institute, Shayna Cook, Bainum Family foundation and Natalie Renew, Home Grown, focuses on strategies to improve the supply and quality of family child care for infants and toddlers.
This slide deck from the Center for Law and Social Responsibility (CLASP) explores the opportunities in CCDBG to support infants and toddlers. Included are a look at the federal context for child care policy, the current state of access and opportunity, and first steps and next steps to take advantage of the opportunities for supporting infants and toddlers.
This Let’s Talk Webinar slide deck for the session, Increasing QRIS Awareness & Participation Through Strategic Communication, features Mindy Binderman and Vett Vandiver, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students. These slides cover provider participation.