Tag: child development

First Things First December Update

| December 10, 2017
First Things First December Update

“In child development, conversation is the golden nugget.”
What’s the best thing parents can do to support their child’s development? Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, an expert on how young children learn and develop language, answers.

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8 Things to Remember about Child Development

| April 15, 2017
8 Things to Remember about Child Development

Building on a well-established knowledge base more than half a century in the making, recent advances in the science of early childhood development and its underlying biology provide a deeper understanding that can inform and improve existing policy and practice, as well as help generate new ways of thinking about solutions. In this important list, featured in the From Best Practices to Breakthrough Impacts report, the Center on the Developing Child sets the record straight about some aspects of early child development.

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Strengthening Families – Protective Factors: Reduced Likelihood of Child Abuse & Neglect Goal

| December 9, 2015
Strengthening Families – Protective Factors: Reduced Likelihood of Child Abuse & Neglect Goal

Strengthening Families is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. It is based on engaging families, programs, and communities in building five protective factors. Two of these factors are Concrete Support in Times of Need and the Social and Emotional Competence of Children.

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First Things First College Scholarship

| December 6, 2015
First Things First College Scholarship

The First Things First College Scholarship provides the early childhood workforce working directly with or on behalf of young children birth through age five access to education and training to achieve degrees, credentials and specialized skills to promote children’s development. As the Spring 2016 semester approaches, it is time to begin the process of applying for the FTF Scholarship.

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Strengthening Families – Protective Factors: Optimal Child Development

| December 1, 2015
Strengthening Families – Protective Factors: Optimal Child Development

Strengthening Families is a research-informed approach to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. It is based on engaging families, programs, and communities in building five protective factors. One of these factors is Knowledge of Parenting and Child Development.

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5-Week Positive Parenting Group

| September 18, 2015
5-Week Positive Parenting Group

North Country HealthCare presents a 5-Week Positive Parenting Group for parents of children 0-6 years old.

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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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Youth Social & Emotional Development Workshops

| October 13, 2014
Youth Social & Emotional Development Workshops

Social & Emotional Development Workshops for Youth Program Staff At the Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference – Saturday, November 15th at the Phoenix Convention Center 8 Social & Emotional Development workshops geared specifically for out-of-school time youth program staff presented by experts in the field and addressing a variety of critical youth development topics will be […]

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Parents As Teachers

| September 15, 2014
Parents As Teachers

The parent is the child’s first and most influential teacher. Parents as Teachers can come along side to provide information, support, and encouragement to help children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Parents as Teachers core focus: Family support and parenting education Child and family development Diversity within families Health, safety, and […]

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Positive Parenting Group Begins September 16th

| September 3, 2014
Positive Parenting Group Begins September 16th

Positive Parenting Group Starts Tuesday, September 16th • 5:30-7:00 pm FREE 12-Week Group for Parents of Children ages Birth to 6 Group held in North Country HealthCare’s Community Room Includes • Parenting Strategies • Anger Management • Child Development • Stress Management • Communication Dinner provided, gift cards, and giveaways Provided by Healthy Steps for […]

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