FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE = February 24, 2017 Press Contact: Heather Strickland - 919-821-9564, firstname.lastname@example.org Two Smart Start Local Partnerships Take the Lead on Fighting Early Childhood Obesity – Wake County SmartStart (WCSS) and the Down East Partnership for Children (DEPC)...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2016 Press Contact: Heather Strickland, 919-821-9564, email@example.com New Study Shows ABCD Increases Number of Young Children Being Detected for Developmental Delays – A recent report shows that a statewide partnership between Smart Start and Community Care...
The goal of this project is to build the first-in-the nation Child Care Health Consultant Certification (CCHC-C) process to address the need for qualified on-site support for health and safety in child care programs in NC... View the entire...
The North Carolina Partnership for Children (NCPC) announces a revised edition of The Smart Start Resource Guide of Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Programs and Practices – A Summary of Evidence. The guide compiles the evidence for many key Smart Start funded activities including...
For first-time mothers especially, the hardships and stress that come along with parenting can be overwhelming, and in some cases require the help of at-home visits by a health care professional. A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics focusing...
Early Learning Professional Development Conference Smart Start of Forsyth County, Inc. (SSFC) will host the 17th annual Early Learning Professional Development Conference Saturday Jun 21 at the Sundance Plaza Hotel on University Parkway in Winston-Salem, NC (http://www.ramada.com/hotels/north-carolina/winston-salem/ramada-plaza-winston-salem-north/hotel-overview . This year’s...
For many obese adults, the die was cast by the time they were 5 years old. A major new study of more than 7,000 children has found that a third of children who were overweight in kindergarten were obese...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather Strickland - firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-821-9564 Expert Taskforce Releases Recommendations for Obesity Prevention for State’s Youngest Children Shape NC Highlighted as Key Part of Strategy to Create Healthier NC RALEIGH, NC — A taskforce comprised of child care and...
Each year in North Carolina, 21,000 children are born to first-time, low-income mothers who are at the greatest risk of suffering health, education and economic disparities – disparities that perpetuate a vicious cycle of poverty. No matter how a...
In 2010, the North Carolina General Assembly asked the NC Institute of Medicine to convene a task force to study the adequacy of the current systems serving the mental health, social and emotional needs of young children and their...