Monday, July 13
Bouncing Forward: July Learning Sessions
The Consortium for Resilient Young Children presents 2-hour Ohio Approved training sessions on topics related to promoting protective factors and resilience for families and their children.

Sessions for July include: Responding to Children in Crisis, Strengthening Families Through Protective Factors, and Attuning to the Inner Child. Download the flyer for registration info. has a new look!
Bold Beginning is a hub of early childhood resources from the State of Ohio. You can also find information on Step Up To Quality and other ODJFS resources to help with your program.

You can also share this website with families to help them find information on how to apply for state benefits, parenting tips, crisis support, child development and more.
Mid-Week Meetup Returns July 15 Our virtual coaching sessions for administrators (center-based and family child care) are free and hosted via Zoom. Here is information about our next session:

Wednesday, July 15 | 1-3 p.m.
Topic: Representatives from ODJFS will be available during the first 30 minutes of this meeting to answer your questions. Click here to register.

Updates From the Field
Webinar Recording: Racial Justice, Equity and the Role of Child Care - Part 3
View the final part of Child Care Aware of America's three-part series on fixing the child care system to ensure equal access to both tools and opportunities. In this third part of the series, Child Care Aware brings together experts to address the systems where discrimination and inequities exist and look for solutions within these systems that impacts the lives of Black children and their families. Watch the webinar.
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Four Ways To Help Children With Mask Wearing
Watch this short informational video from Conscious Discipline with tips on how to introduce mask wearing to children. The website also includes printable stories on masks, gloves, and other stories to share to talk to children about COVID-19.
4C for Children is a local nonprofit organization that supports everyone who cares for young children by educating child care professionals, helping families find child care and offering parent resources.