Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

American Public Health Association

APHA represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities.

 

Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children

ATTACh, the Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, is an international coalition of professionals and families dedicated to helping those with attachment difficulties by sharing knowledge, talents and resources.

Assoc. for Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health (APPPAH)

PO Box 1398, Forestville, CA 95436
In these pages you’ll be able to explore the many mental and emotional dimensions of pregnancy and birth in everything from scholarly articles to personal stories and late-breaking headlines.

Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)

Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) is a private, nonprofit organization supported by foundation and corporate grants and individual donations. CDF encourages preventive investment before children get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.

ChildTrauma Academy

A not-for-profit organization, based in Houston, Texas, working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research and education. We recognize the crucial importance of childhood experience in shaping the health of the individual, and ultimately, society.

 

Consumer’s Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD)

The Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD) was established over four decades ago. The GUCCHD’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all children and youth, children with special needs, adults with developmental and other disabilities, and their families.

I Am Your Child

I Am Your Child: In 1997 Rob and Michele Reiner joined forces with leading child development experts to help raise public awareness about the critical importance the prenatal period through the first early years plays in a child’s healthy brain development. Already a renowned film director, Reiner turned his talents to helping educate parents on this, and other topics of interest to the caregivers of our youngest children.

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (Idaho AEYC)

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (Idaho AEYC) is a non-profit organization, the Idaho affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Idaho AEYC supports quality early care and education for all children, from birth through age eight, and promotes excellence in early childhood education wherever children grow and learn.

Idaho Child Welfare Research and Training Center Library

The Idaho Child Welfare Resource Library maintains a large collection of printed and multi-media materials addressing many issues of social work practice with children and families. While the ICW Resource Library strives to identify and provide up-to-date information to child welfare professionals, FREE patron eligibility is offered to Idaho families in need of children’s mental health resources, Idaho Foster & Adoptive parents, employees of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Partner University faculty and staff, and students enrolled in the Idaho Child Welfare Social Work program.

 

 

Idaho Children’s Trust Fund

The Idaho Children’s Trust Fund is the lead agency in the State of Idaho for child abuse and neglect prevention, as designated by the Idaho governor.

Idaho Early Learning eGuidelines

The Idaho Early Learning eGuidelines are not grounded in any single theoretical perspective or in any single cultural context. They are based on research from various theoretical perspectives, and are specifically intended to acknowledge and accommodate cultural differences. The eGuidelines include goals for young children’s development that reflect the perspectives, values, and recommended practices of a diverse range of people, institutions, and communities throughout Idaho.

Idaho Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting

The Idaho Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting Program provides support and activities for families utilizing the Child Health Block Grant. Programs currently involved include: Early Head Start, Parents as Teachers, and Nurse Family Partnership.

Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

The Idaho Federation of Families works to develop a coalition of groups and individuals to educate policy makers, professional organizations, legislators, educators, and the public about the needs of children with emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders and their families.

Idaho Psychological Association (IPA)

Idaho Psychological Association (IPA) represents psychologists in Idaho on matters of interest to the profession. IPA is dedicated to advancing psychology as a professional practice and a scientific endeavor. IPA aims to promote health and human welfare by encouraging the application of psychology in individual and family life, business, law, health care, and education. IPA works to increase public appreciation of psychology, to provide continuing education for psychologists, and to promote high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the field of psychology. IPA continues to organize a two-day annual convention, coordinates yearly regional meetings and has significantly increased its list of membership benefits.

International Society of Infant Studies

The International Society on Infant Studies is a not-for-profit professional organization devoted to the promotion and dissemination of research on the development of infants.

 

La Leche League

La Leche League is an international organization providing information and support to breastfeeding mothers.

Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health

The Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health is an organization of individuals who are devoted to strengthening relationships between infants, parents and other caregivers.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age eight. NAEYC is committed to becoming an increasingly high performing and inclusive organization.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

National Black Child Development Institute

NBCDI’s mission is to improve and protect the quality of life of Black children and families.

National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC)

The National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center (NCCIC), a service of the Child Care Bureau, is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance (TA) center that provides comprehensive child care information resources and TA services to Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators and other key stakeholders.

 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

The mission of NCTSN is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.

National Council of Family Relations (NCFR)

The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) provides an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.

National Parent Information Network

National Parent Information Network provides information about educational software and services for middle school, high school, and college students. Creative, innovative and interactive products that empower students of all ages.

Safety Alerts & Consumer Product Recall

Safety Alerts & Consumer Product Recall

SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information

SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the Nation’s one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.

Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is a national resource center for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country. CSEFEL is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age five. To support this goal, we have developed a conceptual model of evidence-based practices for promoting young children’s social emotional competence and preventing and addressing challenging behavior.

 

Talaris Institute

Talaris Institute provides child development information and other resources for parents and professionals to support healthy social and emotional development.

Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children

The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children, also known as TACSEI, is a five-year grant made possible by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.

World Association for Infant Mental Health

The World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) is a not-for-profit organization for scientific and educational professionals. WAIMH’s central aim is to promote the mental wellbeing and healthy development of infants throughout the world, taking into account cultural, regional, and environmental variations, and to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge.

Zero to Three

Zero to Three is a national nonprofit multidisciplinary organization that advances our mission by informing, educating and supporting adults who influence the lives of infants and toddlers.