Reinforcing Dignity in Early Childhood Programs

Discuss organizational structures, policies, and values that could assist efforts to reinforce the dignity of children, families, community, staff, and administrators in early childhood (Infant Toddler Mental Health) programs.

What structures and policies might nurture trust and belong in early childhood (Infant Toddler Mental Health) programs? Are there structures and policies that might need to be adjusted to attune to the social and cultural needs of the families you serve? Include an exploration of social and cultural perspectives and values, perspectives related to rural/urban communities, and/or understanding of the resources available or needed advocacy and collaborations to improve access to resources.