Home Visitors


Creating a Trauma-Informed Home Visiting Program

Home visiting can play an important role in alleviating the intergenerational transmission of trauma by helping parents and caregivers build positive and healthy attachments with their children.

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Resource Guide to Trauma-Informed Human Services

This guide provides human services leaders at the local, State, Tribal, and Territorial levels with information and resources on recent advances in our understanding of trauma, toxic stress, and executive functioning. It especially highlights what these advances mean for program design and service delivery.

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Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. We advance the delivery of high quality services for families through a comprehensive system of supports and innovative solutions.

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Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children Position Statement on Child Maltreatment

All young children deserve the opportunity to safely develop physically, socially, and emotionally within their family and community. However, a disturbing proportion of children with disabilities experience maltreatment during the first eight years of their lives.

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Safe Sleep Resources

In order to protect the lives of infants in Michigan, we need your help. Take the time to understand the safe sleep guidelines and educate your clients, partner, friends and family.

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