This issue brief seeks to raise awareness of the need for trauma-informed services for young children of immigrants and refugees as well as for their families. In addition to providing a profile of this population and an overview of the effects that trauma, if unaddressed, can have on child development, the brief suggests potential strategies to improved and expand supports for these children.
Report October 19, 2022
EarlySteps is Louisiana’s statewide program that provides Early Intervention services to support infants and toddlers (birth to age 3) with developmental delays and disabilities and their families. Drawing upon data, best practices, and engagement of EarlySteps families and partners, this report provides concrete, practical recommendations to help improve enrollment in this vital program.
Podcast October 4, 2022
Megan Waltz is Supervisor for Promotion and Prevention Unit within the Child Safety and Permanency Division at Minnesota Department of Human Services. Host Dr. Sherri Killins Stewart talks with Megan about how she develops systems that are more responsive to family needs by truly listening to the communities she serves.
Podcast September 6, 2022
As director of equity and inclusion at the Early Care and Learning Council in New York, Fannie Glover is constantly reminding her team to prioritize authentic relationships with families and their communities. Host Dr. Sherri Killins Stewart asks Fannie to share how she leads for equity in her day-to-day, and how she stays the course in the long-term.