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The zones of regulation is a program which teaches children how to identify their regulatory zone and empowers them to develop self-regulatory abilities. More information on the zones of regulation can be found here. A song about feelings, which can be used in conjunction with the zones of regulation, can be found here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsISd1AMNYU.
For resources on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5, visit CSEFEL. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.
Criterion Child Enrichment specializes in developmentally appropriate programs and services for young children and their families. They seek to support the early development and education of young children and their families. They work hand-in-hand with families to promote the health and development of children. They offer community-based developmental enrichment groups, early intervention, and newborn home visiting programs.
For over twenty-five years, the Children’s Trust has worked with parents across Massachusetts by providing parenting support and coaching, and by leading a statewide network of family support organizations. We’ve learned how to partner with moms and dads to help them build the skills, tools, and confidence they need to be the best parents they can be.
In 2006, onetoughjob.org was launched to provide all parents with access to the information and resources that are available at Children’s Trust programs. For ten years, the website has provided parents with the most current and reliable parenting information. However, much has changed in the online parenting world in the last decade and, over time, it became clear that we needed a website that would allow us to continue to provide the high-quality information we are known for and better address the changing needs of Massachusetts parents.
We are pleased to present the new onetoughjob.org. Re-launched in 2015 and backed by twenty-five years of experience working with and listening to parents, onetoughjob.org connects parents in Massachusetts and beyond with the latest and greatest parenting information, ideas, and on-the-ground resources. We also provide a bridge to help you find other moms and dads who have asked the same questions and faced similar challenges.
Started in 2010 as a joint initiative of the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC), and the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, Brain Building in Progress is a statewide campaign to raise public awareness and involvement in young children’s healthy development and learning. Our work is based upon the latest science and research on early childhood development. Our mission is to raise awareness of the critical importance of fostering the cognitive, social and emotional development of young children by emphasizing its future impact on the economic prosperity of everyone in Massachusetts. Visit http://www.brainbuildinginprogress.org/ for more info.