Archives

Try looking in the monthly archives.


Resource: Recording of Racial Disparities at Every Stage of COVID-19: Infections, Hospitalizations, Death Rates… and Now the Vaccine

This 90-minute webinar shares how racial disparities and health inequities have multiplied the effects of COVID-19 including: infection rates, hospitalizations, and deaths. Additionally, the webinar panelists address the challenges facing COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration.


Resource: The Brain Architects: Connecting Health & Learning (Part II)

Check out this The Brain Architects podcast episode titled: Connecting Health & Learning (Part II). The podcast guests discuss policies relevant to prenatal to three and how these policies can improve social determinants like poverty, community violence, and racism.


Resource: Why Do We Focus on the Prenatal-to-3 Age Period?: Understanding the Importance of the Earliest Years

This research brief provides information on why the prenatal to 3 year period is sensitive. It specifies what conditions enhance family health during this period and how parents/guardians can be supported. Finally, it describes institutional changes that can improve child care.


Resource: Seminar on Disrespect and Abuse During Pregnancy Care

The Maternal Health Task Force in conjunction with Dr. Ana Langer, Professor of the Practice of Public Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Dr. Eugene Declercq, Professor of Community Health at Boston University School of Public Health spoke to disrespect and abuse during pregnancy in this seminar recording.


Resource: Bedtime Routines That Work!

Positive Parenting posted a video clip and narrative about bedtime routines that are scientifically backed. The routines include: 1) giving children a healthy snack, 2) hygiene practices, and 3) reading, singing, and physical contact before bed. Learn more about bedtime routines and their impact from this resource!


Resource: The Brain Architects Podcast – Connecting Health & Learning Part I

This episode of The Brain Architects podcast addresses how early childhood development and lifelong health are intertwined. It specifically explains how biological systems respond to stress and how stress effects the prenatal period, and early years of life.


Resource: MN Association for Children’s Mental Health Caregiver Resources Page

The MN Association for Children’s Mental Health has created a Caregiver Resources page. It was developed for parents, caregivers, and family members to support children’s and their own mental health. Resources include: factsheets and videos and topics include: attachment, childhood development, and trauma. More topics will be added over time!


Resource: Guide to Child and Teen Checkups/Preventive Health Care for Justice Involved Youth

This guide, published by MDH, shares the challenges that justice involved youth face in receiving preventative care. The opportunities and resources to fill this gap in care are documented in this guide, including specific recommendations.


Resource: Addressing Inequities in Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic: How Education Policy and Schools Can Support Historically and Currently Marginalized Children and Youth

This resource, published by the Society for Research in Child Development, shares how education systems and schools can support marginalized children and youth. It breaks down content by marginalized group including: American Indian and Alaska Native children, Asian American children, Black children, Latinx children, and LGBTQ+ children.


Resource: Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare Podcasts

The UMN Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) produces podcasts on a variety of child welfare topics. Each podcast includes an interview on a focused topic. Previous topics have included: meditation, resilience, foster care, COVID-19, addiction and more. Most of the podcasts are 30-45 minutes, with a few podcasts that are an hour […]