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How Can Understanding Human Development Help Improve Program Effectiveness?

Growing research on early adversity, trauma and toxic stress underscore importance of both reducing stressors on children and families and helping them cope.

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Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation

Report provides one of the most important studies of the workforce in our nation’s history.

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Celebrating National Minority Health Month

Text4baby helps connect moms of all nationalities to critical health information

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Welcome the New Office of Head Start Director

HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that Dr. Blanca Enriquez will lead Office of Head Start.

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Building Financial Capability Through Integrated Services

April is National Financial Capability Month.

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This year, we celebrate the theme "Making Meaningful Connections" to help protect children and youth and strengthen families

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Tribal Home Visiting Program Highlighted at Congressional Briefing

Evidence-based home visiting resonates with indigenous values about the importance of community.

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What the FY 2016 Federal Budget Could Mean for Victims of Human Trafficking

Proposed funding includes development of a research base to serve victims of human trafficking in the child welfare system.

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LGBT Health Awareness Week

The Affordable Care Act is working for you.

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Planning for Refugee and Immigrant Integration Across ACF

How does refugee and immigrant integration fit in to ACF’s Strategic Plan?

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