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FREE Webinar: Supporting Children of Incarcerated Parents in School

Webinar on Supporting Children of Incarcerated Parents in School Wednesday, February 27, 2019 2:00 - 3:15 PM Eastern Time Register.
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Children of Youngest and Oldest Mothers at Increased Risk of Developmental Vulnerabilities – MedicalXpress

A new study has found that children with young mothers have the highest risk of developmental vulnerabilities at age five. Researchers found that, despite steady decline with each additional year of a mother's age up to 30, there was a spike…
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FREE Parenting Webinars, April 16-26

Over the next two weeks, Parenting Beyond Punishment will be hosting several seminars listed below. Monday, April 16th 10:30 AM Using Your Longterm Goals to Guide Your Everyday Parenting Decisions - Join Dr. Joan Durrant, Robbyn Peters…
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Raised in the System – VICE News

The Emmy-winning weekly news magazine series VICE returns for its sixth season with an extended special season premiere featuring Emmy-nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire, The Night Of) as he embarks on a personal journey to expose…
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Fetal Alcohol Disorder May Be Far More Common Than Previously Thought – Cleveland Clinic

A new study has found that the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) may be higher than previously thought. Abstract Importance Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are costly, life-long disabilities. Older data suggested…
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John Legend Visits ‘Sesame Street’ to Talk About Kids with Incarcerated Parents – Upworthy

In a recent episode of Sesame Street, musician John Legend talks about the 2.7 million children with parents in jail or prison in the United States. Read more.
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Social Workers Lack Tools to Identify Cases of Chronic Neglect -PsychCentral

A new study has found that social workers lack the necessary tools required to properly identify cases of chronic child neglect. Read more.
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Home Visits Help Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children – NPR

The Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program is set to expire at the end of September unless Congress passes legislation reauthorizing it. Research has shown that home visiting programs…
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Child’s Home Learning Environment Predicts 5th Grade Academic Skills – Science Daily

A newly released study shows that children are more likely to develop early cognitive skills when parents provide then with learning materials and engage them in learning activities in the early years of childhood. The early childhood environment…
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As a Boy in an Adult Prison, His Mother’s Letters ‘Were Everything’ – NPR

In this segment from Morning Edition, Marcus Bullock and his mother, Reverend Sylvia Bullock, discuss their letter exchanges while Marcus was serving eight years in an adult prison when he was only 15 years old. Read more.  
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Moms Need Social Support, And Not Just in the Baby Years – NPR

A new study suggests that social support networks may help mothers develop closer relationships with their teenage children. Interestingly, the study did not find that such networks impacted fathers. Read more.
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For Newborns Exposed to Opioids, Health Issues May Be the Least of Their Problems – NPR

While prenatal opioid exposure can cause troubling symptoms and addiction, it is the long-term consequences that may have a more severe affect on children born addicted to opioids. According to Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, research shows that the…