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Child Care Provider Professional Development

Newborn Intensive Care 

Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenleee, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz Counties

Community nursing services are provided to facilitate the transition of the child and the family from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit to their home and community. Periodic monitoring of the child's medical and developmental needs identifies infants who would benefit from referral to other early intervention programs. Through these home visits, the family receives support and educatio as well as referral to appropriate community resources. 

AZ STEPSArizona Statewide Training & Technical Assistance For Expulsion Prevention Support

Cochise County (520) 452-9784    
Graham & Greenlee Counties (928) 348-8828
Pima County (520) 207-7310

Mental health professionals provide community-based training around the needs of vulnerable children at-risk for expulsion from their childcare center.

Community of Practice

Pima County (520) 207-7310

High quality professional development for child care providers utilizing the Partnerships for Inclusion Curriculum and the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) Infant-Toddler Curriculum. Participants are expected to participate in training, on-site coaching, and mentoring opportunities. Community workshops are also available. 

Smart Support

Cochise County (520) 452-9784    
Graham & Greenlee Counties (928) 348-8828
Pinal County (520) 723-4429
Pima County (520) 207-7310

Mental Health Consultation for child care providers to address the social-emotional needs of children and to build staff capacity.

Quality First

Cochise & Santa Cruz Counties (520) 452-9784    
Pima County (520) 207-7310

Quality Improvement program for child care providers.  Services include coaching consultation, quality improvement planning and financial incentives.

Early Care & Education Inclusion Plus (ECEI+)

Yuma County (928)248-5112

Offers early child care and educarion centers training and coaching to improve and maintain family-centered and quality inclusive programs for children. Services include assessment, goal planning, site visits, training, and skill building through targeted coaching assistance. 

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