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Register for the Child Care Aware of America Child Care Disaster Response and Recovery Webinar Serie

From Child Care Aware of America - Explore the webinar series and register today! New October 3 webinar on protecting your family child care business added.

From a community perspective, the availability of child care after a disaster is an important part of recovery efforts because it ensures that children are safe while parents make efforts to rebuild their lives and communities.

Child Care Aware® of America’s emergency preparedness team is launching an all new Disaster Response and Recovery Webinar Series to help meet CCR&R staff needs. The webinar series will introduce CCR&Rs to partnering organizations who serve in a response/recovery capacity and will provide an overview of resources available to children and families. The webinar series is also designed to help CCR&R organizations better understand their role after disasters.


Helping Children and Families after Disasters Tuesday, October 24 @ 2 p.m. ET

Disaster changes lives—especially for children. Whatever type of disaster or trauma they have experienced, children often need support to process what has happened. Even in the most difficult of circumstances, children and families can find strength and resilience within their community. In this webinar, learn more about the efforts of Sesame Street in Communities and Camp Noah to build resiliency skills.


Supporting Children in the Aftermath of Disasters

Tuesday, November 28 @ 2 p.m. ET

Disasters have the potential to cause short- and long-term effects on the psychological functioning, emotional adjustment, health, and developmental trajectory of children. In this webinar, Dr. David Schonfeld, MD, FAAP (former member of The National Commission on Children and Disasters) will share practical suggestions on how to identify common adjustment difficulties in children in the aftermath of a disaster and to promote effective coping strategies to mitigate the impact of the disaster as well as any associated bereavement and secondary stressors.


Addressing Post Disaster Financial and Resource Needs of Child Care Programs Tuesday, December 19 @ 2 p.m. ET

Child care is a vital service to the community, so when child care is restored quickly after a disaster, the entire community recovers more quickly. In this webinar, presenters from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Good360 will discuss how public agencies offering disaster relief and philanthropic organizations have a common interest in addressing the financial and resource needs that child care programs face after a disaster.


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