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October 2007Vol. 8, No. 9State Partnerships for Prevention: Reducing the Risk for Very Young Children

Applications are due this month for States that want to participate in a new training program for the prevention of child abuse of very young children. Offered by ZERO TO THREE, the State Partnerships for Prevention (SPP) Project trains State-based trainers in the use of the Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Parent-Provider Partnership curriculum, which is designed to help child care providers support families and help them reduce the risk of child maltreatment. The project is seeking applications from States with existing or planned child maltreatment prevention initiatives.

Complete details on the curriculum, costs, and application requirements are available online:

NOTE: Applications are due on October 23, 2007.

For additional information, contact:
Linda Gillespie, Assistant Director, SPP
202.638.1144, ext 657