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Child Maltreatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Child Maltreatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

What happened to children during the recent global pandemic? The California Department of Public Health, Injury and Prevention Branch (CDPH/IVPB) and the California Department of Social Services, Office of Child Abuse Prevention (CDSS/OCAP)’s, Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative recently addressed this issue in a webinar on “Child Maltreatment-Related Injuries During the COVID-19 Pandemic in California”. The goal of this webinar was to…

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New California Children’s Trust Resources!

New California Children’s Trust Resources!

California Children’s Trust, a key SPI collaborator, has released two new briefs that focus on child care coordination and children’s health and wellbeing. These publications conceptualize care coordination, which ensures that children and adolescents receive care at vital points in their life, setting them up for developing a healthy lifestyle. Both resources provide important guidance on child health, including health…

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PHCC Mental Health Resources

PHCC Mental Health Resources

Public Health Communications Collaborative has released a collection of resources to serve as a directory for mental health resources. Categories included range from self-screening mental health tests to mental health support for employers and employees. This list serves as a helpful guide to these resources and provides options for safe referrals to sites that have been reviewed and screened. Access…

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Child Trends Policy Recommendations for Home Visits

Child Trends Policy Recommendations for Home Visits

Home visiting is an important method for supporting families during pregnancies and the early childhood process. Child Trends recently released a report detailing policy recommendations for California’s system to help detail to policymakers the importance of home visiting and to create a coordinated infrastructure for the process. Click HERE to read more about the importance of home visiting and 3…

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YMCA ACEs Digital Manual

YMCA ACEs Digital Manual

The YMCA of San Diego is committed to addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the effects they have on families. In order to combat ACEs, the YMCA partnered with our team at the Social Policy Institute (SPI) and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 3 to develop and produce the following manuals in English and Spanish. These guides focus on activities for parents…

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