Thank you to our presenter,
Debbie I. Chang, Senior Vice President, Policy and Prevention, Nemours
And our panel of experts:
- Donna Cohen Ross, Vice President, Center for the Study of Social Policy
- Debbie Cheatham, Senior Technical Assistance Specialist, ZERO TO THREE
- Christy Blakely, Family Engagement Expert, Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network
Supporting Children’s Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
While most children may be unlikely to have adverse health effects from the illness, COVID-19’s overall impact on children’s health outcomes will likely be far reaching.
Promoting Fathers’ Mental Health During Children's Early Childhood
Father involvement has significant benefits for everyone involved. But too often, social expectations about masculinity and structural barriers make it difficult for fathers to get involved, especially during the early years of life.
How to Build Buffers Against ACEs and Their Consequences
Stressful events during childhood can have a negative impact across the lifespan. But building buffers can help all children thrive.
NICHQ Employee Spotlight: Kelly Edwards
Each month, we’re shining a spotlight on a NICHQ employee, asking them to share their memories, advice, and goals. Here, Project Manager Kelly Edwards, MPH, reminds us to start small when working on QI projects and shares a funny story about how a bucket of seafood inspired her gratitude for her team.
An Opportunity to Improve Developmental Health Outcomes for Children in Foster Care
Young children in foster care often experience developmental health concerns and delays, which builds a foundation for continued adverse outcomes later in life. When families reunite after foster care, parents have a vital opportunity to promote their children’s developmental health and ultimately improve their life-long health outcomes. Learn about New Jersey's plan for improvement.
Steps to Reduce Opioid-Related Stigma in Pediatric Care
Stigma increases the feelings of guilt and shame experienced by mothers exposed to opioids, leaving already vulnerable mothers feeling isolated from supports. Here, two experts share strategies pediatric providers can use to reduce stigma and improve care for families affected by the opioid epidemic.