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Abusive Head Trauma

Abusive head trauma (AHT) is the leading cause of fatal head injuries in children younger than 2 years.[1]  “Abusive head trauma, which includes shaken baby syndrome, is a preventable and severe form of physical child abuse that results in an injury to the brain of a child. Abusive head trauma often happens when a parent or caregiver becomes angry or frustrated because of a child’s crying.

Overview of the Revised Infant/Toddler Child Care System Policies and Practices Tool

Download the Overview of the Revised Infant/Toddler Child Care System Policies and Practices Tool.

Safe Sleep Information for Families

This page features resources to be shared with families about ways to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome and increase the use of safe sleep practices.

Safe Sleep Information for Child Care Providers

This page features resources to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome and support best practice in the development of safe sleep program standards and policies. 

Safe Sleep Information for State, Territory, and Tribal Lead Agencies

This page features resources that support best practice in the development of state safe sleep standards, policies, and training.  

Safe Sleep

Every year, about 3,400 babies in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly while sleeping, often due to sudden infant death syndrome or accidental deaths from suffocation or strangulation, according to How to Keep Your Sleeping Baby Saf

New Tribal CCDF Adminstrators

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule outlines regulations for implementing the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and administers the CCDF program.

This page provides resources from the Tribal Child Care Capacity Building Center (TCBC) to support new Tribal CCDF Administrators who have been in their role for 2 years or less. These resources are intended to assist new Administrators in becoming more familiar with their role, with CCDF administration, and the CCDF requirements for Tribal Lead Agencies.

Construction and Major Renovation

native american boy stacking blocks The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule outlines regulations for implementing the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and administering the CCDF program. Tribal Lead Agencies can request to use CCDF program funds for construction and major renovation.

Fiscal Management

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule outlines regulations for implementing the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and administering the CCDF program, including ensuring that effective processes and internal controls are in place to maintain integrity and accountability for federal assets.  

This resource page provides resources from the Tribal Child Care Capacity Building Center on fiscal administration and accountability for Tribal CCDF Lead Agencies including financial management principles.

Children With Special Needs

Resources to support increased access for children with disabilities to inclusive high-quality education programs that provide them with individualized and appropriate support.