The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.
The Pyramid Model Consortium was created as a way to continue the Pyramid Model work after funding for the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) and the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) ended.
The Oregon Family to Family Health Information Center provides information to families raising a child or youth with a chronic health condition, developmental delay or disability, or emotional/behavioral challenges. Call F2F HIC Toll-Free: 1-855-323-6744 to learn about supports, services and programs for your child. Spanish line: call 503-931- 8930.
These exercises were created by the Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation for use with families and with Head Start staff to reduce stress. Listening to the five minute relaxation breaks can make a difference to both adults and children! The relaxation exercises are recorded in English and Spanish.
Many adults who work directly with families and children experiencing trauma experience high levels of secondary trauma, leading to burnout and exhaustion. Check out this fact sheet on secondary traumatic stress for child-serving professionals from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
In this Research to Practice series, the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement addresses parental depression. This resource is aligned with the Head Start Performance Standards and presents research and practical strategies to use in the Head Start and Early Head Start community.
This self-directed training provides the tools necessary to promote bullying prevention research and best practices in your community. Earning course credit is as simple as playing the video and clicking the link that takes you to the post-course assessment once the video is complete.
Cason’s Place: Grief Support for Grieving Children and Families of Eastern Oregon provides peer support to children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of a loved one.
The preventive program provides group support, coordinated trained volunteers to promote the expression of grief and loss; the understanding of death, loss and the process of grief; and decrease feelings of isolation associated with grief.
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