Essentials for Childhood
Young children experience their world through their relationships with parents and other caregivers. Safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments are essential to preventing child abuse and neglect.
Overview, goals, and fact sheet
Free resource designed for parents of 2-4-year-olds
The Essentials for Childhood Framework pdf icon[24.3 MB, 36 Pages] includes strategies to promote relationships and environments that can help create neighborhoods, communities, and a world in which every child can thrive.