SafeCare Colorado- Final Report

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SafeCare® is an evidence-based in-home parent education program designed for high risk families with children birth to five. The program in Colorado is currently piloting in 11 community-based agencies serving 39 counties and two tribal nations. SafeCare Colorado (SCC) is designed to be home based, voluntary, and preventive. The Kempe Center for the Prevention and … Read more >

Parental History of Adversity and Child Well-Being: Insights from Colorado

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In this report, we utilize data from the Adverse Childhood Experiences module of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and from a linked state initiated Child Health Survey to evaluate the impacts of parental history of adversity not only on their own adult health, but on the current health and well-being of their children. These … Read more >

Colorado Community Response-Overview of Preliminary Evaluation Results

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Colorado Community Response (CCR) is a voluntary child maltreatment prevention pilot program implemented over the past three years as part of the Governor’s Keeping Children Safe and Families Healthy 2.0 Plan. Goals are to increase economic security and build protective factors to prevent child neglect and abuse in low-income families. Key findings from this overview … Read more >

2018 KIDS COUNT!

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The 2018 edition of KIDS COUNT in Colorado! examines child well-being trends across the 25-year history of the comprehensive report on child well- being. From plummeting infant mortality rates to a concerning rise in teen suicides, the anniversary edition of the KIDS COUNT report offers a long-term look at how Colorado kids are faring—and what … Read more >

Early Childhood Colorado Partnership: Shared Data Agenda

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The ECCP Shared Data Agenda 2 (Data Agenda) was collaboratively developed by partners on this team between November 2015 and January 2017 in order to drive shared measurement and collective impact on early childhood measures in alignment with the Early Childhood Colorado Framework (the Framework). The Framework is a shared vision for Colorado’s young children … Read more >

Parents and the High Cost of Child Care 2017

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Child Care Aware® of America provides a comprehensive review of average child care costs across the country, as well as briefs reviewing financing solutions, policy recommendations and conclusions.  The report emphasizes the importance of investing in child care, decreasing the cost burden on families, streamlining eligibility standards and procedures related to tax incentives, providing support to parents pursuing higher education, and … Read more >