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Youth Programs and Camps During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This infographic is designed to assist directors in making decisions about re-opening youth programs and camps during the pandemic. It asks the main questions about re-opening, about health and safety practices, and about continued monitoring of child and staff health. It reminds directors to also check on guidance provided by state and local health officials. This resource supports the COVID-19 response.

Self-Regulation Snap Shot #3: A Focus on Elementary-Aged Children

This snapshot summarizes key concepts about self-regulation development and intervention for elementary-aged children for teachers, afterschool providers, and families and is one of a series of six across the developmental spectrum. It lists the self-regulation skills developing for elementary-aged children, what has been learned about effective ways to promote skills, and child outcomes related to self-regulation.

ACES and Toxic Stress: Frequently Asked Questions

This infographic answers three frequently asked questions about ACES, its impact on brain and body, and how we can reduce the effects of ACES. It includes frequently asked questions, and connects to a guide and resources on toxic stress. This resource supports resiliency.

Fact Sheet: Who is Providing Home-based Early Care and Education?

This infographic summarizes data from the National Survey of Early Care and Education on home-based care. The focus is limited to children aged birth to five years. Data is provided about the number of providers and number of children being served in three categories: (1) listed, (2) unlisted paid, and (3) unlisted unpaid.

Summer by the Numbers

This infographic provides useful information about the significant impact to school-age children during summer months, in the absence of quality summer programs.

Core Knowledge & Competencies for Afterschool and Youth Development Professionals

This infographic lists the 10 categories of the NAA (National Afterschool Association) core knowledge and competencies (CKCs). The CKCs articulate what professionals need to know and be able to do for a program to be considered high quality. This infographic presents the 10 core knowledge areas in an easy-to-read-and-remember format.

20 Actions That Strengthen Family Relationships

Based on the knowledge that strong, positive family relationships are good for children and youth, this easy-to-digest infographic provides suggestions on how to create growth-enhancing family relationships. The 20 suggestions for action are divided into 5 categories--(1) express care; (2) share power; (3) challenge growth; (4) provide support; and (5) expand possibilities. This resource supports resilience.