Babies’ Early Experiences Matter

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Parents, caregivers, and professionals can promote healthy social and emotional development in babies and young children. Over the past few decades we have learned that adverse early childhood experiences may lead to escalating issues that can linger and create problems later in life. The first days, weeks, months, and years of life are a critical […]

Report: Implementation of Young Child Wellness Strategies

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A recent report, Implementation of Young Child Wellness Strategies in a Unique Cohort of Local Communities,¬†describes innovative strategies that the six Project LAUNCH grantees funded between 2010 and 2015 used to improve outcomes for children, families, and communities. The downloadable e-Book shares lessons learned as the sites sought to bring policy and practice improvements to […]

First 5 Nevada County Seeks Maternal Child Mental Health Consultants

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First 5 Nevada County is seeking to contract with two mental health consultants, one each in the Grass Valley/Nevada City area and the Truckee area, to work with home visitors and the families they serve. Interested parties are asked to send a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for two professional references to […]