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Community Development and Early Childhood: Partnering for Better Outcomes

January 2021

Attendees learned about a project bringing early childhood partners together with housing and community development providers to better serve families with young children. This webinar also provided information about what these partners have to offer each other and how they can work together to improve outcomes for young children

Report

Community Development and Early Childhood: Partnering for Better Outcomes

December 2020

This report summarizes the projects carried out by early childhood leaders in four communities across the country at the intersection of community and child development, including the adaptations they had to make when the COVID-19 crisis began. This resource also shares lessons learned and recommendations to guide others who are looking for ways to improve outcomes for young children and their families by partnering across these two fields.

Read the respective blog discussing this report here.

Webinar

Community Conditions that Strengthen Families

December 2020

This webinar discussed work that explores how community conditions that strengthen families can be improved. Listeners learned about the results of a survey done earlier this year and the themes we found in the survey. Find the report related to this webinar here. You can access the executive summary here.

Report

People of the State of CA v. Humboldt County DHHS and Sheriff’s Office (March 1–August 31, 2020)

December 2020

This report assesses Humboldt County’s Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Services, and Humboldt County’s Sheriff’s Office’s progress in sustaining and performing corrective actions, focusing on March 1–August 31, 2020, of a stipulated judgment filed by California’s Attorney General’s Office. The report contains recommendations of CSSP (the compliance monitor) for meeting and sustaining outstanding requirements of the Judgment.

(102pp)

Brief

Matrix for Guide to Leveraging Opportunities Between Title V and Medicaid for Promoting Social-Emotional Development

December 2020

This matrix accompanies "Guide to Leveraging Opportunities Between Title V and Medicaid for Promoting Social-Emotional Development," a guide designed to support state-level planning, action, and innovation aligned with the goals of the Pediatrics Supporting Parents initiative, using a framework that stretches from promotion to screening to prevention to early intervention and treatment. Find the full guide here

(21pp)

Report

Guide to Leveraging Opportunities Between Title V and Medicaid for Promoting Social-Emotional Development

December 2020

This guide is designed to support state-level planning, action, and innovation aligned with the goals of the Pediatrics Supporting Parents initiative, using a framework that stretches from promotion to screening to prevention to early intervention and treatment. Find the accompanying matrix for the report here. 

(101 pp)

Brief

Executive Summary: Community Conditions that Strengthen Families: Protective Factors Work at the Community Level

December 2020

This brief summarizes survey findings from organizational partners and members of the Strengthening Families National Network interested in using the Protective Factors Framework in their community-level approach and their viewpoints on community conditions that support child and family outcomes. Find the full report here. 

(7pp)

Report

Community Conditions that Strengthen Families: Protective Factors Work at the Community Level

December 2020

This report summarizes survey findings from organizational partners and members of the Strengthening Families National Network interested in using the Protective Factors Framework in their community-level approach and their viewpoints on community conditions that support child and family outcomes. Find the executive summary for the report here. 

(24pp)

Webinar

Family Voices in Early Relational Health

December 2020

This webinar brings a discussion by the PSU research team and participating parents of some of the key themes that emerged as well as their recommendations for how the child and family health system can be more supportive to their family relationships. Then three national discussants  each discuss the importance of the findings and implications for efforts to advance early relational health with parent voice in the lead. 

Report

What We Owe Young Children: An Anti-Racist Policy Platform for Early Childhood

December 2020

Early childhood is a crucial period of growth and learning that can influence children’s opportunities well into adulthood and can shape the future of families and communities. This new resource urges policymakers to enact policies that root out systemic racism and ensure all children can have a happy and healthy start to life.

In addition, read our one-pager, Principles for Anti-Racist Policymaking.

(30 pp)