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Fight Illness Spread During This Flu Season 

December 1, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
illness prevention in childcare. Sick child being cared for by caregiver.

By Erica Goldsby and Jessica Strawn, Child Care Health Consultant Nurses, Child Care Aware of Kansas. Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) asked the Biden administration to declare an emergency to support a national response to the alarming surge of

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Empower and Support Families by Earning Their Trust

November 22, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Support Families

Impactful support requires intentional and authentic family engagement practices. By Dr. Carla Whiteside-Hicks, Director of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Early Childhood Programs, Kansas Department for Children and Families. Originally published in the Fall 2022 issue of

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En Tu Esquina: 1-800-Children

November 14, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Por Stephanie Boone, supervisora estatal de información y referencias, Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL). Publicado originalmente en la edición de otoño de Kansas Child Magazine. Un nino cambian tu vida. Yo pienso que todos podemos estar de acuerdo, cuando un nino entra en

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La Liga de Servicio Infantil de Kansas

November 14, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

By Pam Noble, Subdirectora de los programas de Prevención del Abuso Infantil en Kansas, La Liga de Servicio Infantil de Kansas. Publicado originalmente en la edición de otoño de 2023 de Kansas Child Magazine. Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL) Kansas Children’s Service

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American Rescue Plan (ARP) Child Care Stabilization Funds Impacts Kansas Children

October 28, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Funding Impacts Child Care. Child Care Assistance

Source: ARP Child Care Stabilization Funding State Fact Sheets | The Administration for Children and Families (hhs.gov) The Administration for Children and Families released new data showing that child care stabilization funds provided in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) have served

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Keeping Sleep Safe  

October 3, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Keeping Sleep Safe

By: Erica McGinley & Jessica Strawn, Child Care Aware of Kansas, Child Care Nurse Consultants. Nap or rest time should be peaceful for children and their caregivers.  However, it’s not a completely carefree part of the daily schedule.  Sleeping can be a high-risk activity,

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Child Care Provider Programs

September 14, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

Child Care Health Consultant Network The Child Care Health Consultant Network is grounded in the belief that consistent statewide child care health consultation services positively impact the quality of care children receive in early care and education/child care settings.  When early

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Become a CACFP Provider

September 2, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Become a CACFP Provider

By Jill Ladd, Assistant Director, Child Nutrition & Wellness, Kansas State Department of Education. Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. The Data Did you know that children in child care receive an average 40% of their daily calories while in the

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Using Proven Early Childhood Interventions to Combat ACES

August 18, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Early Childhood Interventions

David Jordan, President, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund (Health Fund). Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. Using Proven Early Childhood Interventions to Combat ACES It’s true what they say: children don’t come with an instruction manual.

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Vaccinations in Early Care & Education

August 1, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Vaccinations in Early Care & Education

By Erica McGinley and Jessica Strawn, Child Care Nurse Consultants, Child Care Aware of Kansas. 8 FAQs about Vaccinations in Early Care & Education As a child care provider, you want to keep your business running smoothly and safely. Encouraging parents to keep their child’s

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Behind the Scenes of the CCHC Network

June 23, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Child Care Nurse Consultant

Behind the Scenes of the CCHC Network with Two Kansas Providers Providers at a large child care center and a small group home, both with decades of experience,  explain what they gained from the Child Care Health Consultation service. Kim Vanderfohe, director of Butterfly Funhouse

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