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Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs

Search Results: MCH Organizations

This list of organizations is drawn from the MCH Organizations Database. Contact information is the most recent known to the MCH Digital Library.


Displaying records 1 through 4 (4 total).

Center for Human Resource Research (CHRR)

FPG Child Development Institute

Annotation: The FPG Child Deveopment Institute's mission is to cultivate and share the knowledge necessary to enhance child development and family well being. Through a variety of grants and contracts, the institute conducts research and provides outreach services. Most of the institute’s work addresses young children ages birth to 8 years, with a special focus on children who experience biological or environmental factors that challenge early development and learning. The institute was founded in 1966 and is named for Dr. Frank Porter Graham and was formerly known as the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center.

Keywords: Early childhood education, Child development, Cognitive development, Emotional development, Psychosocial development, Young children

New Mexico Association for Infant Mental Health

Annotation: The New Mexico Association for Infant Mental Health (NMAIMH) promotes and supports healthy development and nurturing relationships for all infants and young children in New Mexico. NMAIMH provides a forum for interdisciplinary collaboration by advocating for the application of infant mental health principles in services for infants, young children and caregivers. The NMAIMH works to facilitate, support and encourage cooperation, coordination and collaboration among those concerned with promoting the optimal development of infants, toddlers and families.

Keywords: Advocacy, Child development, Cognitive development, Infant development, Infants, Mental health, New Mexico, State organizations, Young children

ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families

Annotation: ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families (formerly the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs) is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the chances for healthy physical, cognitive, and social development of infants, toddlers, and their families and to create a context for improved understanding of early intervention and prevention programs. The organization offers training programs and materials; produces publications; provides technical assistance to administrators at state, community, and program levels; and sponsors seminars and conferences. Other activities include research facilitation to advance knowledge concerning infants and toddlers, communication to foster awareness of the importance of the first three years of life, and leadership development programs. Publications include a catalog, a journal, and over 200 other publications. Some materials are available in Spanish.

Keywords: Child care, Child development, Child health, Cognitive development, Early childhood development, Early intervention, Infant health, Information sources, Physical development, Prevention programs, Program descriptions, Publications, Research, Social development, Spanish language materials

   

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