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The Role of State Early Childhood Comprehensive Childhood Comprehensive Systems in Promoting Cultural Competence and Effective Cross-Cultural Communication

Sareen, H., Russ, S.,Vicensio, D., & Halfon, N.
National Center for Early Childhood and Health Policy, UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities
Date Published: 
July, 2005

This series of reports provides guidance on state policy development within the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) State Early Childhood Comprehensive Services (SECCS) initiative. The reports address cross-cutting themes including strategic planning, communications strategies, financing, results-based accountability, cultural competence, and data analysis and use. The policy reports on programmatic topics include medical home, early care and education, infant mental health, parenting education, and family support.