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Trauma Responsive Care: A Framework for Resilience

Participants of this webinar learned to identify the impact of trauma on children, caregivers, and families, and recognize the value of responsive practices to support resiliency and build protective factors. The webinar also explored the implementation of elements of a trauma responsive system.

Leveraging Child Care Consumer Education Websites During Emergencies and Disasters: Tips and Best Practices

This tip sheet is designed to help states and territories leverage their child care consumer education websites to communicate critical information to families, providers, and the general public during times of emergencies and disasters.


Recovering from Emergencies and Disasters: Helpful Child Care Information to Share

This tip sheet provides resource topics and frequently asked questions (FAQs) that state and territory Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators may consider when developing content and resources to post on their consumer education website that address recovery to an emergency or disaster.



Leveraging Child Care Consumer Education Websites During Emergencies and Disasters

During emergencies and disasters, families and child care providers need relevant and timely information. This webinar provides best practices and tips that CCDF Lead Agencies may use to better leverage their child care consumer education website to communicate critical information to families, providers, and the public during times of crisis.

Comparison: Tribal Child Care and Development Fund and American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Requirements

Tribes have requirements in their Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plans to coordinate the delivery of services with other tribal, federal, state, and local early childhood development programs, such as Head Start.

Listening Session: The State of School-Age Child Care – Summer 2020

On August 6, 2020 the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE)

Resource Guide: Child Development Resources for Families and Providers

This resource guide is designed to help families and providers find information about the following child development topics: developmental milestones, social and emotional development, early learning, promoting cultural diversity and inclusion, health and safety, teaching materials and learning activities, curricula, and book distribution lists.

Understanding the CARES Act: Supplemental Guidance for CCDF Lead Agencies on Spending, Maximizing, and Tracking Funds

This brief is a supplement to the CCDF Information Memorandum (CCDF-ACF-IM-2020-01) released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on April 29, 2020, and it:

  • Outlines the differences between CARES Act funds and existing CCDF funds, including obligation (i.e. commitment) and liquidation (i.e. payment) periods.
  • Provides tips on how Lead Agencies can maximize their available funding for coronavirus relief.
  • Provides best practices on how to ensure fiscal accountability over these funds.

Guía de recursos: Calificaciones, capacitación y desarrollo profesional de la fuerza laboral de cuidado infantil

Esta guía de recursos ayuda a identificar la educación, capacitación y experiencia necesarias para calificar para una función docente o administrativa en un centro de cuidado infantil o para operar un programa de cuidado infantil familiar (FCC, sigla en inglés).

Child Care Search Tool: Key Components of Your Consumer Education Website

This webinar describes different approaches to developing an effective child care search tool and identifies steps for researching, planning, and implementing a family-friendly tool, and introduces the Child Care