New Learning Collaborative Shares Lessons in Community Child Health

By: Eminet Gurganus, MPH Connecticut Children’s Medical Center launched Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office) in 2012 to optimize the health of children by engaging all sectors that are critical to child and family well-being, rather than focusing solely on treating diseases and disorders. In the years since, our work has enhanced…

Help Me Grow Praised in Federal Report

A new joint policy statement, released by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, includes a recommendation for states to adopt a centralized intake, screening and referral process similar to our Help Me Grow® system model. The report, which encourages greater collaboration between federal home visiting programs and federally-required state early intervention…