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Darkness to Light, Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training in Northern Arizona

| September 14, 2015
Darkness to Light, Child Abuse Prevention Facilitator Training in Northern Arizona

The Flagstaff Medical Center Trauma Services Department, in collaboration with the regional Pediatric Injury Group and Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, are pleased to announce the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children prevention training program to teach adults how to raise awareness about child sexual abuse in Northern Arizona.

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Effective Group Time for Preschoolers – October 21st

| September 13, 2015
Effective Group Time for Preschoolers – October 21st

The Association for Supportive Child Care presents Effective Group Time for Preschoolers where parents and child care providers can learn strategies and techniques for implementing a group time that sparks interest and community building in young children.

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Media’s Influence on Children’s Health, Development and Behavior – October 15th

| September 13, 2015
Media’s Influence on Children’s Health, Development and Behavior – October 15th

The Association for Supportive Child Care presents Media’s Influence on Children’s Health, Development, and Behavior, in which parents and child care providers can explore the positive and negative effects of screen media.

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FETI Training in Flagstaff and Prescott

| September 7, 2015
FETI Training in Flagstaff and Prescott

Forensic Experiential Trauma Interviews (FETI) Trainings are coming up in Flagstaff and Prescott on September 28th and 29th.

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New Rule: Some Child Welfare Cases Won’t Be Investigated

| August 31, 2015
New Rule: Some Child Welfare Cases Won’t Be Investigated

Under the proposed rule, child welfare workers may not have to see every child who is named in such abuse reports. It would mark a reversal from the current standard, which requires interviews. Read more here…

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Would You Invest in a Long-Term Strategy Backed by Decades of Research to Increase Your Bottom Line?

| August 31, 2015
Would You Invest in a Long-Term Strategy Backed by Decades of Research to Increase Your Bottom Line?

Why we should invest in child development? Because when we create healthier environments for all children, we’re promoting a healthier and more productive nation… Read more HERE.

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Be Heard Now on Proposed Changes to AHCCCS. Flagstaff meeting set for Aug. 21

| August 17, 2015
Be Heard Now on Proposed Changes to AHCCCS. Flagstaff meeting set for Aug. 21

By Children’s Action Alliance You have an opportunity to be heard on an issue of importance to Arizona’s children:  A waiver request that would have a major impact on how health services are delivered to Arizona’s low income families. In the coming weeks, there are hearings on Governor Ducey’s recently proposed plans to change the […]

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Yavapai Child Care Coalition Fall Conference to be held Oct. 3 at Yavapai College, Prescott

| August 7, 2015
Yavapai Child Care Coalition Fall Conference to be held Oct. 3 at Yavapai College, Prescott

PRESCOTT — The Yavapai Child Care Coalition Fall Conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. “The Child Care Coalition is presenting its annual conference to all providers this fall,” the organization reported in a media release. “This year we will focus on […]

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ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

| August 3, 2015
ALERT! Child Care Administration Releasing Wait List and Authorizing Services for NEW Applicants

Effective June 8th, Arizona’s Child Care Administration (CCA) will be releasing all of the children on the waiting list and will be authorizing services for new applicants if the family’s income is at or below 110 percent of the Federal Poverty Level ($1,815 a month for a family of 3).

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Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

| August 3, 2015
Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

Southwest Human Development has launched a unique early literacy project called Books for Babies … and Toddlers Too! The project’s cornerstone is a children’s book writing contest that is now accepting manuscript submissions of 600 words or less. You do the writing and Southwest Human Development will hire the illustrator, do the editing, layout and print the book!

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