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Listening to What Voters Want for Children
Brazelton Touchpoints Center
Featuring Linda Smith, Director of the Bipartisan Policy Council’s
Early Childhood Development Initiative
Wednesday December 7, 2022
3pm-4pm EST/12pm-1pm PST
In the next conversation of BTC’s Learning to Listen: Conversations for Change fall series, Linda Smith, Director of the Bipartisan Policy Council’s (BPC) Early Childhood Development Initiative, will discuss what the midterm elections tell us about who is listening to the children, and their families, and what we can expect policymakers — on both sides of the aisle — will and won’t do on their behalf. Registration is free and includes live Spanish language translation and closed captioning. Certificates of attendance are available!
New Online Cannabis Awareness Course for Home Visitors
Announcing the new SFAZ online course, Cannabis Awareness for Pregnancy, Postpartum and Parenting. This online course covers the current cannabis landscape, including trends, perceptions and health implications. Home visitors will learn what is known medically regarding the impact of cannabis use on maternal, infant and child health. The training covers the social pathways that may lead to cannabis use disorder, screening tools and trauma informed care. In addition, home visitors will learn about safety measures, referral and educational resources for clients and families. The course will be made available on the SFAZ Home Visitor portal the week of January 10th.