Herr Research Center and the Erikson Institute published a research to policy brief in September 2020, Family Child Care Providers: Unsung Heroes in the COVID-19 Crisis. These institutions have been working on a project to better understand the decline of family child care providers prior to COVID-19. They are now looking into family child care during the pandemic. They conducted 22 focus groups in four states with 123 family child care providers.
The Financial Impact of COVID Licensing Standards on New Jersey Child Care Providers, National Institute for Early Education Research. “This paper examines in-depth the impact of new and existing regulations on child care providers’ revenues and expenditures, and the subsidy rates required to financially sustain child care providers in New Jersey.”
Thank you for helping us recognize the essential role that caregivers play in the healthy development of babies right from the start!
Thank you for joining ACNJ and our partners NJ-AIMH, MSU CAECMH, C.I.T.E., NJAEYC, SPAN, and NJ Breastfeeding Coalition for #CelebrateBabies2020, a whole week where we recognized the importance of infant mental health and the vital role caregivers play in all aspects of a child’s early development.
Find a list of resources and a recording of the webinar “Celebrate Babies by Embracing the Essential Role of the Caregiver” with Dr. Gerard Costa, Director of the Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health at Montclair State University, as he discussed the science behind how the caregiver aids in all aspects of infant and toddler development, health and well-being.
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