June 29, 2007

In this Issue:

  1. New Knowledge Path Focuses on Child and Adolescent Social and Emotional Development
      Source: MCH Alert - June 29, 2007
  2. Comment Request - Part D Discretionary Grant Application, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
      Source: Federal Register - June 28, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 124)
  3. Grant Notices from the Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families
      Source: Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families - June 26, 2007
  4. New from the Early Childhood Outcomes Center
      Source: Early Childhood Outcomes Center - June 28, 2007
  5. Building Relationships: Parallels Between Infant-Toddler Development and the Public Policy Process
      Source: ZERO TO THREE Policy Center - June 25, 2006

1. New Knowledge Path Focuses on Child and Adolescent Social and Emotional Development

Source: MCH Alert - June 29, 2007

The Maternal and Child Health Library has developed an electronic guide to resources for professionals on healthy social and emotional development in infants and young children, school-age children, and adolescents. Selected topics include developmental stages; factors that impact social and emotional development; policies and programs to promote social and emotional well-being in homes and community settings; and strategies for integrating health, development, and education services. A section for families is also included. It is available at http://www.mchlibrary.info/KnowledgePaths/kp_Mental_Healthy.html.

2. Comment Request - Part D Discretionary Grant Application, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Source: Federal Register - June 28, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 124)

The Department of Education recently posted the following request for comments in the Federal Register:

Title: Comment Request; Part D Discretionary Grant Application - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before July 30, 2007. For complete information go to http://www2.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/other/2007-2/062807b.html

3. Grant Notices from the Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families

Source: Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families - June 26, 2007

The Office of Head Start (OHS), within the Administration for Children and Families, recently announced the following two grants notices:

  • Title: Head Start Hispanic/Latino Service Partnerships
    URL: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2007-ACF-OHS-YP-0011.html [Note: Link checked on 11/26/2007 - this document is no longer available online. For other ACF grant opportunities go to http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/ ].
    Closing date for applications: Aug 20, 2007
  • Title: Head Start Tribally Controlled Land Grant College and University Partnerships
    URL: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2007-ACF-OHS-YT-0012.html [Note: Link checked on 11/26/2007 - this document is no longer available online. For other ACF grant opportunities go to http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/ ].
    Closing date for applications: Aug 20, 2007

4. New from the Early Childhood Outcomes Center

Source: Early Childhood Outcomes Center - June 28, 2007

The Early Childhood Outcomes Center recently posted updates to the following documents on their Web site:

5. Building Relationships: Parallels Between Infant-Toddler Development and the Public Policy Process

Source: ZERO TO THREE Policy Center - June 25, 2006

This recent article from the ZERO TO THREE Policy Center explores relationship-building in early childhood and in the world of policy and advocacy. It is available online at http://www.zerotothree.org/site/DocServer/BuildingRelationships.pdf?docID=3641