Category: Current News

Prevent Child Abuse

Hello from all of us at PCA Florida! This quarter, Prevent Child Abuse Florida was very busy working on a variety of projects across the state. Most recently, we partnered with the Children’s Services Council of Broward County to produce

Recap of The weeks Early Childhood Headlines

FOLLOW US:   A recap of the week’s early childhood headlines: September 28, 2018 In the spirit of educating and advocating for our children, The Children’s Movement of Florida presents Worth Reading Weekly. Delivered every Friday, this newsletter gathers the top Florida

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Each State has a system to receive and respond to reports of possible child abuse and neglect. Professionals and concerned citizens can call statewide hotlines, local child protective services, or law enforcement agencies to share their concerns. How to report

Safe Sleep for Infants: The Art of Convincing Parents

In a new CDC Expert Commentary on Medscape, Dr. Christine Olson discusses Safe Sleep for Infants: The Art of Convincing Parents. Every year, there are about 3,500 sleep-related deaths among babies in the United States, and a recent CDC report

Lack of Change in Perinatal Mortality in the U.S.

Lack of Change in Perinatal Mortality in the US, 2014 – 2016

Opportunities to Quit Smoking

Now is the time to become Tobacco Free! Quitting tobacco isn’t easy. Finding help should be. Tobacco Free Florida offers free tools and services to help you get started. FREE Quit Smoking Now class:  Wednesdays, August 29th to October 3rd,

NEW! Job Posting: Women’s Intervention Specialist (WIS) / Neonatal Outreach Specialist (NOS)

Women’s Intervention Specialist (WIS) / Neonatal Outreach Specialist (NOS) The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. Daytona Beach, Florida $13.00 – 14.75 per hour Full time, M-F, 8-5 Applications accepted via Indeed (link), CareerSource Flagler/Volusia, and Employ

NEW! Job Posting: Parent Educator

Parent Educator – Healthy Families Volusia/Flagler Program The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. Daytona Beach, Florida $11.30 per hour Full time, M-F, 8-5 Applications accepted via Indeed (link), CareerSource Flagler/Volusia, and Employ Florida. The Healthy Start

NEW! Job Posting: Program Supervisor – Healthy Start Coordinated Intake & Referral (CI&R)

Program Supervisor – Healthy Start Coordinated Intake & Referral (CI&R) The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler & Volusia Counties, Inc. Daytona Beach, Florida $30,000.00 – $35,000.00 per year Full time, M-F, 8-5 Applications accepted via Indeed (link), CareerSource Flagler/Volusia, and

Hot cars and kids: Study shows killer temps hit in an hour

NBC News – May 24, 2018 Holley’s moment of terror did not end in tragedy, but on average, 37 kids left in cars die of hyperthermia in the United States every year. A new study from Arizona State University and