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Early Childhood Health, Development & Early Learning Services & Resources
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Related Services & Resources
Recycling in New Jersey
Environmental Justice Program
Global Warming & Climate Change
New Jersey Council for Young Children
Department of Health, Food & Drug Safety Program
Department of Transportation Community Programs
Department of Children & Families, Office of Advocacy
Department of Treasury, Office of Management & Budget
Department of Transportation Pedestrian Safety Initiative
Department of the Treasury, NJ Economic Development Authority
Department of Law & Public Safety, Division of Highway & Traffic Safety
Department of Health Consumer Reports: Hospitals, HealthCare Facilities and HMOs

Federal Resources

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US Branches of Government
US Judicial Branch
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Early Childhood Health, Development & Early Learning Services & Resources
US Department of Education (ED)
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
US Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

Related Services & Resources (Government Made Easy) 
CDC, Perinatal Quality Collaboratives 
US Consumer Product Safety Commission
DHHS Administration of Children & Families (ACF)
ED Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

The Early Childhood Comprehensive System Initiative
DHHS, HRSA, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
ED Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center
DHHS, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
US EPA Protecting Children's Health from Environmental Risks
DHHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) 

Health Care Resources

Professional Associations
American Dental Association
American Dietetic Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Nurse Midwives 
National Association of Social Workers 
American Academy of Family Physicians
International Board of Lactation Consultants
Lamaze International (Childbirth Preparation) 
Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey 
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Doulas of North America (Labor and Postpartum Support)

Professional Resources
Bright Futures
Parents as Teachers
Nurse Family Partnership
Children’s Safety Network
New Jersey Prevention Network
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders 
National Center for Cultural Competence 
National Human Genome Research Institute   
National Center for Medical Home Implementation   
Shaping New Jersey: Promoting Healthy Lifestyles 
American Academy of Pediatrics, NJ Chapter /
NJ Pediatric Council on Research & Education (PCORE)

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine
Family and Parenting Resources (Cooperative Extension System)
Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed), US National Library of Medicine
NJ Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Family Health Services
NJ Department of Health & Senior Services, Maternal & Child Health Epidemiology
University of Albany, State University of New York, School of Public Health,
Public Health Webinars (No Cost)

CDC Family Health
Strengthening Families 
Healthy Families America 
Center for Plain Language 
National Institutes of Health 
NJ Emergency Medical Services for Children 
Child Development (Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey)
Environmental & Occupational Health Science Institute
Culture Clues (University of Washington Medical Center)
Substance Abuse Prevention & Early Intervention Services
CDC Parent Portal: Resources for the Healthcare Professional
Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Science, Publications
Office for Prevention of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
National Resource Center for Health & Safety in Child Care & Early Education 
Knowledge Paths (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University)
Community Services Locator (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University) 
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University) 

Early Learning Resources

Professional Associations

Child Care in Health Care
Professional Impact New Jersey
National Head Start Association 
Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators
National Association for Family Child Care
Society for Research in Child Development 
National Association for Child Care Professionals
National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers 
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections 
New Jersey Family Child Care Providers' Association
The New Jersey Association for Infant Mental Health
National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators 
New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children 
Council for Exceptional Children, Division for Early Childhood
New Jersey Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies  
NJ Teachers of English to Speakers of Other languages/NJ Bilingual Educators 

Professional Resources
First Book
Tools of the Mind
Reading is Fundamental (For Professionals)
National Black Child Development Institute 
National Institute for Early Education Research 
Teaching Strategies and The Creative Curriculum  
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections 
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders 
NJ State Regional Learning Resource Centers (Department of Education) 
National Resource Center for Health & Safety in Child Care & Early Education
NJ Teachers of English to Speakers of other languages/NJ Bilingual Educators 
New Jersey Birth to Three Early Learning Standards, NJ Council For Young Children 
Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children 
Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines
for Early Care and Education Programs
, 3rd Edition

Save the Children (How to Help Children Cope in a Crisis)
National Association of School Psychologists (Talking to Children about Crises Events)

Trainings, Conferences & Community Events

Conference Calendar (Professonal Impact NJ) 
Training Opportunities (Professional Impact NJ) 
Grow NJ Kids (Child Care Quality Rating & Improvement System)

Multi-Language & Multi-Cultural Resources

NJ Parent Link En Español
NJ Parent Link Website Google TM Translator (50 Languages)
(Near top of right column on homepage)
NJ State and Federal Resources

Data & Statistical Resources

Child Trends 
US Census Bureau 
PeriStats (March of Dimes) 
Center for the Study of Social Policy 
National Center for Children in Poverty
New Jersey Center for Health Statistics  
CDC National Center for Health Statistics 
CDC Child Development Data & Statistics  
New Jersey Child Welfare Statistics and Data 
New Jersey Maternal & Child Health Epidemiology  
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections 
Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health 
National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families 
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Center 
The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University 
New Jersey Kids Count (Advocates for Children of New Jersey)