Get Ready for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Each year in April, time is spent acknowledging the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families.  To help you plan for National Child Abuse Prevention Month, you can access: The Protective Factors in Practice interactive tool, and [...]

By | 2017-04-13T14:51:12+00:00 March 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

2015 Market Rate Survey NOW available!

The Michigan Office of Great Start, Child Development and Care Program (CDC) and Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) invite you to participate in Michigan's 2015 Child Care Market Rate Survey! The CDC program has partnered with PCG for the execution and analysis of the results of this years survey. This survey will provide updated information [...]

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Oral Health Spanish Language Resources

The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) provides a number of resources on oral health related to children. Publications and videos are available in both Spanish and English. One example of a publication is: Two Healthy Smiles: Tips to Keep You and Your Baby Healthy/Dos sonrisas saludables: Consejos para mantenerte a ti y a [...]

By | 2017-04-13T14:51:12+00:00 March 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Supportive Relationships and Active Skill-Building Strengthen the Foundations of Resilience

The Center for the Developing Child at Harvard University has released a paper from the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child identifying the key features of resilience, or the ability to adapt in the face of significant adversity, and suggests ways to build it throughout the lifespan. Decades of research in the behavioral and social sciences [...]

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Money Back in Michigan 2015 Tax Credits Benefit Michigan Families

The Michigan League for Public Policy is pleased to send you the 2015 edition of Money Back in Michigan (Tax Year 2014), an outreach effort that promotes awareness of various federal and state tax credits and deductions available to low- and moderate-income households. We encourage you to print these materials and distribute them to your networks. Please [...]

By | 2017-04-13T14:51:12+00:00 March 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

March 20, 2015 13th Annual Michigan Fatherhood Conference

We are looking forward to the 13th Annual Michigan Fatherhood Conference to be held on Friday, March 20th2015 in Howell, MI.  This year we have several scholarships to cover the registration fee for fathers and practitioners!  You can make payment in advance, at the door or we can bill your agency at a later date. [...]

By | 2017-04-13T14:51:12+00:00 March 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

October 15, 2015 or November 16, 2015 23rd Annual Parenting Awareness Michigan Conferences

Learn about parenting issues, programs, and resources. Kick off the 23rd Annual Parenting Awareness Month. For anyone who works with parents and families– educators, service providers, school personnel, parent network and coalition members, and parent leaders and volunteers. Conference Highlights: Workshops on issues facing parents and caregivers Parenting information and resources for year around Resources [...]

By | 2017-04-13T14:51:12+00:00 March 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Top 10 No Cost Toys for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers

Submitted by Karen Nemeth, an author, speaker, consultant and blogger on early childhood language development. Shes developed her expertise in toy selection as a mom and a grandma.   Here is My Top 10 Toy Ideas for Infants! 1. Measuring cups and spoons to shake, rattle, and roll 2. Plastic containers to stack, fill, and empty 3. [...]

By | 2017-04-13T14:51:12+00:00 March 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments
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