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Interesting video by a brain scientist who was aware of her own stroke while it was happening Watch the video you may remember from the provider training on March 7, ’09. It may take a few minutes to download. Jill travels a national circuit speaking on behalf of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

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Informational site on mental illness Click Here for the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI or the Click Here for NAMI Iowa.

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Delivery of treatment for Mental Health in Iowa For Report on Comprehensive study of MENTAL HEALTH DELIVERY SYSTEMS IN IOWA — Completed February 2009

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One Connection- Why relationships are important See why connections matter.

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Useful Links for Childcare Providers and Parents

First Children’s Finance

To view resources for child care providers and centers.

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Positive Behavior Support

See what Vanderbilt University has to suggest for childcare behaviors & support

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Building Families Early Childhood Iowa

Access Building Families Early Childhood Iowa Website.

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Partnerships 4 Families Early Childhood Iowa

Access Partnerships4 Family Early Childhood Iowa Website.

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Healthy Child Care Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Health’s website with many useful links and tips.

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Iowa CCR&R

Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral.

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Department of Human Services

To be taken to the DHS Homepage for state social services access information.

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Report Child Abuse in Iowa.

to report Child & Dependent Adult Child Abuse, or call 1-800-362-2178

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Iowa State University Extension Service

Access a wealth of information on a wide variety of subjects of interest to all.

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Advocacy for Child Care and other children’s issues

Access Every Child Counts website, an advocacy and watchdog site that will keep you informed regarding laws, funding, and programs affecting Iowa’s young children

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Various medical and developmental issues affecting children ages 0 – 3, a good resource for providers

Access Zero to Three’s website. ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policy makers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. Their mission is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers.

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FUN IDEAS

Access the Disney Family website for ideas on things to do with children for fun.

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Tools to enhance parent/child relationships

Access a website chock full of ideas for parents and providers

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What Else – email us with other links you would like us to find for you and have available on this page

Let me know what other sites you would like us to link for you or sites you think would be helpful for other providers, parents, professionals interested in our passion email to tnichols@carrollfrc.org

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