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  • Los desastres naturales y las emergencias pueden ser devastadores emocionalmente y pueden causar daños a la propiedad que pueden ser costosos de reparar.

    Natural disasters and emergencies can be emotionally devastating and cause property damage that can be costly to repair. Child care programs are not immune to these risks and should plan and prepare for any event (minor as well as catastrophic) that may disrupt the day-to-day operations of their...

    Infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children who experience a tragic event may show changes in their behaviors. They also may be indirectly affected by a crisis through what they hear or see on TV.

    Programs can use this manual as a guide for their emergency planning process. Find the latest tools and resources to support children, families, and communities before, during, and after an emergency.

    The Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) Infant/Toddler Specialist Network hosted a series of 1-hour Hot Topic Webinars on the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning on March 21 and running through September 19, 2018.

    The CCDBG Act of 2014 requires CCDF Lead Agencies to complete comprehensive background checks for child care staff members and prospective staff members.

    In these guides created for early childhood professionals, explore digital tools designed to encourage parents to talk with their infants and children. Share these tools with parents, along with tips and information about talking with their young children.

    The fifth in the State Capacity Building Center Infant/Toddler Specialist Network's 2018 Hot Topic series, this webinar provides an opportunity to learn about the Infant/Toddler Resource Guide and explore how to access and use resources to support policy development, training, coaching,

    Early childhood professionals need to engage families in positive, goal-oriented relationships. The Relationship-Based Competencies (RBCs) to Support Family Engagement Series upholds that goal.

    Certain triggers, such as persistent infant crying, may lead some caregivers who are highly stressed to shake young infants. This can result in abusive head trauma that damages a baby's brain. Find out ways to strengthen protective factors that can help keep children safe.