• Buffering Toxic Stress

    July 21, 2021

    As a primary care provider, promoting strong parent-child relationships and positive parenting behaviors is critical to your role. Research tells us that a child’s early experiences, and the environment in which they are raised, dramatically affect how the brain, and thus the child, develops. An environment where the child is exposed to chronic adversity, such as…Read More

  • A Child’s Early Experiences & Brain Development

    July 14, 2021

    As a primary care provider, promoting strong parent-child relationships and positive parenting behaviors is critical to your role. Research tells us that a child’s early experiences, and the environment in which they are raised, dramatically affect how the brain, and thus the child, develops. See the following clip to learn more about early brain development from expert Dan…Read More

  • Promoting Development During the Visit

    July 7, 2021

    As a primary care provider, every interaction you have is an opportunity to make a difference. Nurturing relationships and positive experiences with caregivers can mitigate a child’s stress response, allowing for healthier brain development. During each well-child visit, you can promote the following six keystones that are well supported by research, are largely dependent on…Read More