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February 2022

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Network Newsletter

The Cowlitz Community Network brings the community together to 

create opportunities for youth and families to succeed.

Program Updates


For Child Care Providers and Families

The Network is partnering with local presenters to offer free virtual learning opportunities for child care providers and families. All sessions are FREE and qualify for STARS hours.

4th Thursdays, January - June 2022, 6-7:30PM

January 27th  |  February 24th  |  March 24th  |  April 28th  |  May 26th  |  June 23rd

    Articles & Resources

    How Early Childhood Experiences Affect Lifelong Health and Learning

    How is ongoing, severe stress and adversity in early childhood connected to chronic disease in adults? And, what can we do about it? Read More HERE...

    Center on the Developing Child
    How Early Childhood Experiences Affect Lifelong Health and Learning - YouTube

    Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Emotional Learning Throughout the Day 

    Kids need support and instruction to manage successfully in school and in life. Skills like recognizing and managing emotions, being a good friend, controlling impulses, communicating effectively, and working with others are invaluable. Read More HERE...

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    What is executive function?

    Executive function is a set of mental skills that include working memory, flexible thinking, and self-control. We use these skills every day to learn, work, and manage daily life. Read More HERE...

    What Is Executive Function? - YouTube

    Building Resilience in Babies and Young Children

    Infants and toddlers have the power to cope with adversity. Learn how you can help them unlock their full potential. Read More HERE...

    One way to understand the development of resilience is to visualize a balance scale or seesaw. Protective experiences and coping skills on one side counterbalance significant adversity on the other. Read More HERE...

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