International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Contemporary Prevention Programming Needs of Young Children in Indigenous and Underserved Communities
Andrea Fechner, Jason Fruth

In September 2021, PAXIS Institute and Coop Consulting collaborated to host a 2-day event with a panel of expert practitioners, respected researchers, and key stakeholders. This group sought to provide recommendations for meeting the needs of young children in indigenous and underserved communities with additional considerations for the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic. This included equipping caregivers and early childhood educators with approaches and strategies to create a more nurturing environment. This also included addressing the unique contemporary challenges faced by young children. The group also provided insight for accessing indigenous and underserved communities.

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