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Join us to understand how we can each help promote the social and emotional well-being of the children in El Dorado County.

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Kids’ Expo is Coming! April 11

Kids Expo Flyer 2015

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Every Wednesday, South Lake Tahoe

Parent Child Program LVF

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LATINA WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP GRUPO DE APOYO PARA MUJERES

Women's Support Group Flyer English Version Grupo de Apoyo para Mujeres Latinas Volantes

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#wearblue4kids

Friday, April 3rd Wear your blue suede shoes and anything else blue on April 3rd in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Be a part of the national movement just for kids, and don’t forget to post a photo of you and your family, friends, and colleagues wearing your true blue attire on Facebook and Twitter all month long using #wearblue4kids!

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up.

Our Focus

The Child Abuse Prevention Council is a community council whose primary purpose is to coordinate the community’s efforts to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. It is comprised of 15 members of the community, each appointed by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. The Council acts as an independent entity and is coordinated through a contract between the El Dorado County Department of Human Services and the El Dorado County Office of Education. The Child Abuse Prevention Council functions include:
· Acts as the Children’s Trust Fund Commission

· Provides a forum for interagency communication and coordination

· Facilitates the training and education for professionals in the detection and treatment of child abuse and neglect

· Recommends improvements in services to families and victims

· Promotes public awareness of abuse and neglect of children and the resources available for intervention and treatment.

Creating Strong Families with the Protective Factors

2013 Resource Guide Preventing Child Maltreatment and Parenting     2013 Resource Guide Preventing Child Maltreatment and Parenting

What to look for as your child grows…

Developmental Milestones

Milestones

Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving "bye bye" are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move (crawling, walking, etc.).

Click on the age of your child to see the milestones:

Info provide from

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/