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Financing Prenatal-to-Three Services: Local Approaches

March 2020

Even with strapped budgets, communities are finding ways to provide new capital for initiatives that promote healthy environments in which children can live, learn, and play. This report profiles a group of communities across the country that have made tangible progress in creating new local prenatal-to-three (PN-3) financing solutions. 

(38 pp)

Webinar

Strengthening Families Webinar: Legal Partnering for Child and Family Health

March 2020

This webinar highlighted how new kinds of partnerships with public interest law allies—including some underway through the DULCE Learning Network—can expand access to justice for families and strengthen the early childhood sector. We'll be joined by MLPB, which has pioneered an integrative approach to linking early childhood stakeholders with legal problem-solving assets.   

Policy Paper

COVID-19: Our Response Must Protect the Health and Well-Being of All Children, Youth, and Families

March 2020

As the United States responds to the public health emergency and the looming economic crisis stemming from COVID-19, there has not been enough attention to the needs of children, youth, and families who are likely to suffer most during this crisis.

Read a statement from CSSP President Judith Meltzer on COVID-19.

(2pp)

Webinar

Strengthening Families Webinar: Building Family Economic Mobility

February 2020

The audience learned about the Building Family Economic Mobility Toolkit from the National Center for Parent, Family, and Community Engagement.

Webinar

Part II: Common Threads to Transform Systems

December 2019

This webinar takes a deeper dive into the barriers that are likely holding back or limiting large-scale adoption of the common practices among pediatric primary care teams nationwide. We will describe our recommendations for action: (1) building national leadership for systems change, (2) identification and elimination of specific systemic barriers, and (3) supporting pediatric primary care team and community readiness.

This webinar shares learnings from Fostering Social and Emotional Health: Common Threads to Transform Everyday Practice and Systems; read the full report here and the executive summary here.

Webinar

Part I: Common Threads To Transform Everyday Practice

December 2019

This webinar shares the 14 Common Practices and describes examples of how they are being implemented by the exemplary programs and pediatric settings CSSP visited and highlights stories from the staff and families from those site visits.

This webinar shares learnings from Fostering Social and Emotional Health: Common Threads to Transform Everyday Practice and Systems; read the full report here and the executive summary here.

Webinar

Youth Thrive Survey Reflections and Lessons Learned

January 2020

This webinar showcased early adapters of the Youth Thrive Survey and the lessons and findings they learned from their implementation process.

Brief

Youth Thrive Survey Request for Support

January 2020

This is a questionnaire for jurisdictions and organizations to request assistance with the Youth Thrive Survey.

Webinar

Building an Early Learning Community: Orientation to the Digital Progress Rating Tool

January 2020

In this webinar, attendees learned about the building blocks of an Early Learning Community and learn how to use exciting new, free tools that can help you assess your current efforts and build an action plan.

Webinar

Building Blocks for Early Learning Communities

January 2020

This webinar focused on a new digital tool available for communities to assess and improve upon their efforts to work across systems to become an Early Learning Community - and learn about how the building blocks of Early Learning Communities point us toward opportunities to help families build protective factors throughout our communities.