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2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

The 2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being delivers the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual state rankings and latest available data on child well-being. The Data Book highlights child well-being before and after the COVID-19 pandemic, as families endured even more public health and economic challenges during the pandemic. These challenges ranged from food and housing insecurity to health…

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March Newsletter 2021

March Newsletter 2021

We are bringing you some very exciting highlights, updates and resources this month! We give you the latest in SDSU’s Big Idea Challenge and share the Social Policy Institute’s video, Healthy Aging Across the Lifespan, that was featured in the Big Idea Showcase. We also give you and update on PACEs Connection, formally known as ACEs Connection, introduce the Family…

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Social-Emotional Competence of Children: A Protective Factor

Social-Emotional Competence of Children: A Protective Factor

Supporting young children to develop social-emotional skills is found to have a profound effect on their health and development in early life and as adults. Social-emotional competence, which includes self regulation, executive functioning, emotional and impulse control, and social and communication skills, influences children’s cognitive and language development, academic achievement, and mental health (CSSP, n.d.). Access the Knowledge to Action…

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Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development: A Protective Factor

Knowledge of Parenting & Child Development: A Protective Factor

When parents have a strong understanding of how their children will grow and develop over time and are able to implement positive parenting practices to help support their child’s development, they are more equipped to respond effectively to their children’s needs. Current research emphasizes that a parent’s ability to consistently meet a child’s needs at each stage of development is…

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National Prevention Science Coalition

Prevention Science addresses individual and societal problems before they develop and encourages a wellness approach to child, family and community outcomes. The National Prevention Science Coalition (NPSC) was formed to promote the application of validated, science-based findings to wide-scale, effective implementation of prevention practices and policies. Guided by science, The National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives envisions a society…

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Parent and Youth Helpline

Parent and Youth Helpline

The California Department of Social Services is supporting Parents Anonymous in the launch of the California Parent & Youth Helpline to provide support and resource referrals to parents and youth during this pandemic. Parents Anonymous is a family strengthening organization that developed the first and only evidence – based weekly support groups for parents, children and youth. The Helpline is…

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