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Webinar

Building Relationships Framing Early Relational Health

May 2020

This webinar presented key findings from the FrameWorks Institute's research and recommendations about communicating the importance of early relational health to non-experts along with commentary from national leaders about the importance of these perspectives.

Brief

Building Resilience in Troubled Times: A Guide for Parents

May 2020

Families are under a kind of stress most of us have never experienced before as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This brochure shares tips for parents to draw on their own strengths and build a network of support to better help their children to thrive.

This content is also available as a web page, here.

(3 pp)

Report

Building Relationships: Framing Early Relational Health

May 2020

This strategic brief, produced in collaboration with the FrameWorks Institute, offers a comprehensive framing strategy to help shift public attention to and understanding about Early Relational Health (ERH).

(34 pp)

Brief

Strengths-Based Practice in Troubled Times

May 2020

Everyone who works with families is dealing with a set of extraordinary challenges. This tool describes strategies to keep our focus on family strengths even when families—and we ourselves—are stressed.

(2 pp)

Report

Early Relational Health National Survey: What We’re Learning From the Field

May 2020

This report discusses the Early Relational Health (ERH) National Survey conducted across early childhood health communities to get a better sense of current ERH-related activities, practices, and policies and how we can find opportunities to advance an ERH agenda.

(31 pp)

 

Report

Getting to the Heart of Equity: A Human Centered Design Case Study

April 2020

The application of a human-centered design approach by Del Norte and Tribal Lands (DNATL), part of The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative, illustrates one strategy for engaging and partnering with community members to design an initiative that strives for health equity. This report explores how human-centered design was used in the BHC-DNATL work.

(16 pp)

Brief

Potential COVID-19 Funding Sources

April 2020

The following memo is in response to requests from child welfare agencies to identify opportunities within the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

(4pp)

Tag: COVID-19
Brief

Youth Thrive 4 Youth: FAQs

February 2020

This document answers frequently asked questions about the Youth Thrive 4 Youth (YT4Y) curriculum.

(4pp)

Policy Paper

Paid Leave for All

April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is throwing into sharp relief the need for paid sick days and paid leave, so that everyone can take time to care for themselves or loved ones who are sick, quarantined, and out of school as the nation confronts an unprecedented public health and economic crisis.

(6pp)

Tag: COVID-19
Brief

Community Solutions to Supporting the Well-Being of Expectant Parents, Babies, and Toddlers: Reversing the Loss of Infant and Toddler Child Care Slots in Denver

March 2020

This brief explores a multi-strategy approach which Denver’s Early Childhood Council and its partners at the City of Denver took to address the significant and continuous loss of child care slots in their community. Strategies included piloting a contracted slot pilot, advocating for revised building codes to protect in-home child care providers, and creating navigation supports for those interested in becoming child care providers.

(11pp)