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Collaborating Across Federal Programs to Address Maternal Depression

Sharing SAMHSA's new More than the Blues toolkit at ACF.

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Introducing a Compendium of Evidenced-Based Parenting Interventions

New research-based resources for states, schools and early childhood programs are now available.

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Bringing the Beach to Kids in an EHS-Family Child Care Partnership

Preschoolers loved the program's new learning games, art supplies and arrangements, but their encounter with sand was what thrilled them the most.

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A Guide to Implementing Parenting Interventions in Early Care and Education Settings

What do program, state and child care network leaders need to know in order to successfully implement a parenting intervention?

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Head Start is ‘Life-Changing’ for At-Risk Children

Thirty-eight percent of the children served by Head Start are of Hispanic or Latino origin.

President Obama visits an early education classroom in Georgia.

Launching a Federal Training and Technical Assistance System

ACF is awarding grants for six new national centers to build the capacity for excellence in early childhood services.

Photo of Hispanic Children at a Head Start Migrant Center in South Texas.

Head Start Supports the Early Learning of Hispanic Children and Families

Customizing programs to meet cultural needs of families.

Photo of Head Start Children and Parents.

Head Start Staff Serve as a Lifeline for Families and Communities

Often families living in poverty are not aware of services available for themselves and their children.

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Social-Emotional and Behavioral Health and Development are the Foundations of Learning

New IM is a continuation of our work promoting the importance of social-emotional and behavioral development.

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Practicing Your Preparedness Plan

An effective emergency preparedness plan helps your program to respond appropriately and quickly to circumstances that occur.

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