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Child Health


CDF is a nonprofit, national child advocacy organization that works to ensure a level playing field for all children.

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), UCLA and Duke University

The NCTSN is a unique collaboration of academic and community-based service centers whose mission is to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for traumatized children and their

Promoting Culturally Competent Trauma-Informed Practices

This brief provides data on trauma exposure for youth across several demographic variables and explains the role of culture in trauma.

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)

NCCP is a public policy center at Columbia University

Leveling the Playing Field: Supporting Immigrant Children from Birth to Eight

The Future of Children published this article on the needs of young children and examines data on the participation of immigrant children in health and education programs as well as research on the

Building Early Childhood Systems in a Multi-Ethnic Society: An Overview of BUILD

The BUILD Initiative is producing a series of briefs on diversity and equity to help fill a knowledge and communication gap in developing early childhood systems for a multi-ethnic society.

The Culturally Effective Care Toolkit

The American Academy of Pediatrics released this practical, hands-on resource to help practicing pediatricians and their office staff provide culturally effective care to their patients and familie

National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center

Access to targeted materials such as: Dental health during pregnancy: What you need to know, Pregnancy and periodontal disease, or Oral health and your healthy baby.