Smart Start in Action

 Lucy Daniels Center and Smart Start from Together NC on Vimeo.North Carolinians understand that the future of our state depends on ensuring that our young children birth to five have the early intervention and quality education to succeed in...

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Saluting Our Veterans by Supporting Their Families

Kate Sylvester has written an incredibly compelling piece. It begins: In 1954, the 83rd Congress was successful in changing Armistice Day, a national holiday celebrating the heroism of our World War I veterans, to a day that honors the bravery...

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Linking Families with Community Resources

This just in from Natural Resources: Online Manual - How to Develop a Statewide System to Link Families with Community Resources The Commonwealth Fund has released a new online manual, How to Develop a Statewide System to Link Families with Community...

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Psychologists Speak Out on the Recession's Toll on Children

The cover story of the September 2010 issue of Monitor on Psychology (a publication of the American Psychological Association) calls on psychologists to raise awareness of what is happening to children as a result of the recession. Titled, "The...

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Eleven percent of infants living in poverty have a mother suffering from severe depression

This is one of the many conclusions of a new report by The Urban Institute, Infants of Depressed Mothers Living in Poverty: Opportunities to Identify and Serve. Key findings include: Eleven percent of infants living in poverty have a mother suffering from...

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Social-Emotional/Mental Health Consultation in Child Care

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is a national resource center focused on promoting the social-emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. The CSEFEL pyramid is a conceptual framework...

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