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9 hours ago

Ingham Great Start

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces that data from the 2017 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) is now available. A brief overview of the 2017 NSCH, and new estimates of key child health indicators, are found in the NSCH Fact Sheet (attached below).

This voluntary survey, funded and directed by HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), provides annual national- and state-level estimates of key measures of children’s health and well-being. Anyone can access the data free of charge. HRSA MCHB works with the U.S. Census Bureau to conduct the survey, oversee sampling, and produce a final data set for public use.

For more information about the National Survey of Children’s Health, please visithttps://mchb.hrsa.gov/data/national-surveys.

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2 days ago

Ingham Great Start

There are still spots open for our November 28th Youth Mental Health First Aid Training! Sign-up today!

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.
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1 month ago

Ingham Great Start

Ingham Intermediate School District Early Childhood Services is hosting an Open House to showcase their new location. Please join us on Tuesday, October 2nd from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at their new location – 6520 Mercantile, Suites 1 & 2, Lansing.

You will have a chance to see all the programs that the Early Childhood Services building houses, including IISD Early On, Great Parents Great Start, the Great Start Parent Coalition and Local Leadership Group. Light refreshments will be served.

A flyer is attached – please share widely. We hope to see you there!
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2 months ago

Ingham Great Start

The Capital Area Network for the Early Years (CANEY) is hosting a Brown Bag Presentation on Thursday, October 18th from 12:00 – 1:30 pm

"Understanding the Impact of Retained Reflexes on Relationships and Development: A Guide for the Infant Mental Health Practitioner"

Infant Mental Health has long understood the critical importance of the infant-parent relationship to all learning and development. But, what if there is something getting in the way that the field has yet to recognize? What does it mean for development if an infant’s or parent’s primitive (in-utero) reflexes, such as Fear Paralysis and Moro, are still retained? And, how does this impact their ability to build a successful relationship? Learn how to spot this and what Infant Mental Health practitioners can do about it.

A flyer with more information is attached. Please share widely!
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2 months ago

Ingham Great Start

Sharing from our partners at Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties

OPEN HOUSE and RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

The festivities begin with the flag raising, remarks, and ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Lansing Mayor Andy Schor will also be joining us as a special guest for the ceremony.

This event is open to the public so please share widely. The ceremony begins at 4:30, or people can stop by and take a tour through the new
space from 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm while enjoying some refreshments.TJoin us for our open house and ribbon cutting ceremony!
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2 months ago

Ingham Great Start

Registration has opened for the 2018 Fatherhood Forum. This year’s theme is FACES OF FATHERHOOD - a forum for fathers who want to enhance their greatness as parents. Please feel free to share this awesome opportunity with others who may have an interest.

2018 Fatherhood Forum
Friday, September 28, 2018
8AM – 4PM
University Club of Michigan State University

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 21, 2018

This forum is free and open to all. For more information: worklife.msu.edu/events/fatherhood-forum-faces-fatherhood. Register at: bit.ly/FatherForum2018

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY!

Questions can be directed to Kimberly Steed-Page (517-432-3745) or the MSU WorkLife Office (517-353-1635).
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