Early Childhood

Early ChildhoodSmall Group facilitators for Early Childhood: Helen Raikes and Lynne Brehm

To learn more about the Early Childhood action plan, check out the links below:

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The Incredible Years
From SAMHSA model programs, targeted to younger (2-8 year old) children either presenting with or at risk for conduct problems; typically school or pre-school based.

Early Childhood Small Group Notes

Check out the following links on the Nebraska Early Childhood Training Center Website.

Literature Review on best practices, prepared by Sue Sheridan, Brandy Clarke, and Carolyn Rooker:

Building Brights Future Reading Matrix