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4 Tips to Help Prevent Tooth Decay in Young Kids

| February 6, 2017
4 Tips to Help Prevent Tooth Decay in Young Kids

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which promotes the benefits of good oral health. It’s a good time to remind you how to help prevent tooth decay, even before your child gets their first tooth.

Untreated tooth decay in baby (primary) teeth puts young kids at risk for future health problems. It can cause damage to permanent teeth and even lead to being more vulnerable to ear or sinus infections. Tooth decay can also affect a child’s speech development and hurt their self-esteem. And it’s a leading cause of school absences later on.

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Read to Me Story Time

| February 6, 2017
Read to Me Story Time

Join us every Friday at Read to Me Story Time for fun with learning and letters. These are literacy based story times intended to help get your child ready for reading. Complete with songs, games, activities and of course BOOKS every Friday in the Kids’ Corner!
February 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am

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Brain Time with Brain Boxes

| February 6, 2017
Brain Time with Brain Boxes

A parent/child interaction program for children ages 0-2. Explore the ABC’s of early learning with attention, bonding, and communication. Pre-registration is required. Call (928) 213-2348 to register.

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Put the Check on Child Abuse: Child Abuse Prevention Fund

| February 6, 2017
Put the Check on Child Abuse: Child Abuse Prevention Fund

CCC&Y would like to ask you to consider donating to the Child Abuse Prevention fund on your Arizona Tax Return. All of the funds go towards the DCS In-home Services program which helps keep children in their home and out of the foster care system. With over 18,000 children in care, this is a crucial service.

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Child Abuse Prevention Conference – Save the Date!

| February 6, 2017
Child Abuse Prevention Conference – Save the Date!

Strengthening Ourselves, Families and Communities Keynote speaker: Claire M. Louge, M.Ed. | Director of Training and Outreach | Prevent Child Abuse Arizona Resilience in Rupture, Strength in Stress Claire Louge will use the Strengthening Families™ Protective Factors framework as a guide for discussing how human beings are able to navigate rupture and thrive.

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Birth to Five Helpline App has Launched!

| February 6, 2017
Birth to Five Helpline App has Launched!

The Birth to Five Helpline app allows you to easily one-click call, text, or e-mail the Birth to Five Helpline early childhood specialists directly from your phone.

Plus, you can visit the website here, donate or visit the Southwest Human Development and First Things First websites directly from the app!

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Federal Child Abuse Numbers Climb Again

| January 30, 2017
Federal Child Abuse Numbers Climb Again

A federal report published last week by the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) showed that the number of children in the United States who experienced child abuse and neglect rose for the third year in a row.

Using 2015 state data voluntarily submitted to the ACYF, the Child Maltreatment 2015 report offered detailed breakdowns of child victims of abuse, common types of maltreatment, rates of child fatalities as a result of abuse or neglect and the recipients of services from child-welfare agencies.

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Can Understanding Neurobiology Provide a Better Approach to Working With Abuse Survivors?

| January 30, 2017
Can Understanding Neurobiology Provide a Better Approach to Working With Abuse Survivors?

“It doesn’t take much digging to see what’s there is trauma, layers and layers of trauma,” said Dr. Elizabeth Fitelson during the morning panel of Arresting Survival, a recent New York City conference focusing on domestic violence survivors.

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22nd Annual Early Childhood Education Conference

| January 30, 2017
22nd Annual Early Childhood Education Conference

This year’s participants can choose from a range of topics including: leadership and advocacy, language and literacy, science, math, and social-emotional strategies, for a total of up to 9 professional development hours.

“The Minds of Boys and Girls” Presented By: Katey McPherson Executive Director of The Gurian Institute

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Save the Date! Child Abuse Prevention Conference!

| January 30, 2017
Save the Date! Child Abuse Prevention Conference!

Child Abuse Prevention Conference
Strengthening Ourselves, Families, and Communities

Our keynote speaker, Claire Louge, will use the Strengthening Families™ Protective Factors framework as a guide for discussing how human beings are able to navigate rupture and thrive.

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