Joyce Mahl, Region 3 Child Care Consultant Supervisor

Whether with your kids, your partner, your friends or co-workers, building positive relationships for effective communication is vital. It will help you get things done with both parties satisfied with their interactions. There are three characteristics you can practice that will help you build relationships, ease communications and increase personal satisfaction in all your relationships. The acronym E.R.A. will help you remember these important characteristics.
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Current research shows that in young brains, social and emotional development has priority over cognitive development. Children need a strong foundation of social and emotional experiences to develop into healthy, resilient, and successful lifelong learners.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 5/21/2020
Categories: COVID-19 Response  
Updated guidance for child care programs, summer programs and tips for families.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 5/8/2020
In honor of Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, DHS wants to thank child care programs for the care provided to children and families in Iowa!
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