Read the Alliance position statement on the opioid epidemic, "What About the Baby? Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development as a Part of the Solution to the Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Crises" here: https://static1.squarespace.com/…/Opiod+Epidemic_Alliance+.…
Children are deeply affected by events happening around them. In fact, trauma is taking a toll on half of the children in America: http://bit.ly/2zjR1RH. To bet...ter understand trauma and stress in young children, check out this ZERO TO THREE selection of resources for caregivers and loved ones: http://bit.ly/2zkDgSu. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
On a daily basis, lots of parents have to pick their battles with their toddlers. Want to give your toddler another option besides “because I said so”? Try thes...e methods: http://bit.ly/2h6Miea. Please be sure to use ZERO TO THREE's resources to help you respond to irrational toddler behavior: http://bit.ly/2s98Jp4.
There’s no such thing as your young child being too attached to you! Attachment doesn’t slow growth; it actually fuels it! Motherly offers advice on how adults ...can foster attachment with their children: http://bit.ly/2yepaDG. The magic of everyday moments can help your child grow! Watch our video on responsive care: http://bit.ly/2gcwI3j.
What does research tell us about what babies and their families need, and what policies and programs help? In partnership with the Center for Law and Social Pol...icy and sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the first set of our new policy papers are out! This week, we detail high-quality early care and education! To read more, please visit: http://bit.ly/2fvEyRF.
Wondering which areas of behavior are essential for healthy social-emotional development for babies and toddlers? Our webinar on October 19th will answer just t...hat! Our presenters will explore the 7 key areas of social-emotional behavior screened with ASQ:SE-2. For more details please visit: http://bit.ly/2fXQVtD.
Our constant thoughts are with the victims and families of the tragedy in Las Vegas. We also direct our thoughts to children in the community and all over the c...ountry who might be affected by witnessing or hearing about mass violence. See below tips from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network about how to talk to children about mass shootings. https://tinyurl.com/d2b6j2e