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Remembering Heidi Als, PhD

Dr. Heidi Als By Joshua Sparrow, MD Heidi Als, PhD, one of Dr. T. Berry Brazelton's first protégés, passed away on Thursday, August 18. Like ...
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What We CAN Do About the Child Mental Health Epidemic

By Joshua Sparrow, MD The child mental health epidemic began before the COVID-19 pandemic, which has only spread it further. Even before March 2020, there ...
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Brazelton Touchpoints Project Welcomes New Leaders

The Brazelton Touchpoints Project, Inc., supports the work of BTC through advocacy, outreach, partnership development, and strategic advising.  Members of the Project’s Board of Directors ...
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COMMUNITIES as RESEARCHERS: Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative Receives Grant to Fund Research by Indigenous Communities

The Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative (IELC), led by First Light Education Project (Denver, CO) and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC) (Boston, MA), announces a grant ...
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Discover the Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative at the BTC National Forum

Together, First Light Education Project and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC) lead the Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative (IELC), a new national initiative envisioned and designed ...
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Hassan Daniel: Strengthening Fathers and Families through Faith, Fellowship, and Touchpoints

Hassan Daniel “Touchpoints provides fathers a way into the hearts of our children that interfaces with our babies with intentionality.” — Hassan Daniel For Hassan ...
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Dr. Constance Helen “Connie” Keefer – the Compleat Pediatrician

By Kevin Nugent, PhD, Founder and Director of the Brazelton Institute Brazelton Touchpoints Center faculty member Dr. Constance Keefer retired earlier this year after a ...
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Ann Linehan: Honoring a Lifetime of Service

Ann Linehan and Dr. T. Berry Brazelton BTC’s Executive Director, Joshua Sparrow, MD, recently interviewed Ann Linehan, following her retirement as Deputy Director of the ...
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BTC to Host National Substance Use Disorder Summit

The Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC) is hosting its first National Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Summit: Innovating Partnerships with Families in Recovery, on Wednesday, January 26, ...
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Meet Our New Director of Relational Equity and Belonging

Dr. Eurnestine Brown We are honored to officially welcome Dr. Eurnestine Brown as the first Director of Relational Equity and Belonging at the Brazelton Touchpoints ...
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Co-Authors Paper on Social-Emotional Learning in Early Childhood Programs

Dr. Christina Mondi-Rago   Dr. Christina Mondi-Rago, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Brazelton Touchpoints Center and a Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical ...
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New Comprehensive Mental Health Resources for the AAPI Community

The mass shootings in Atlanta last week are just the latest in a surge of violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the ...
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The American Rescue Plan Will Help Lift Millions of Children Out of Poverty

Last week, Congress finalized, and President Biden signed into law, the American Rescue Plan to provide COVID relief to families. The bill includes changes to ...
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New Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative Will Elevate Culturally Relevant Research Grounded in Native Communities

Dr. Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz The Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC), located at Boston Children’s Hospital, is partnering with First Light Education Project, a Native-owned consulting initiative, to ...
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BTC’s Mindy May Honored for Her Innovative Contributions to Professional Development

Mindy May, MS We are thrilled to announce that Mindy May, Brazelton Touchpoint Center’s Director of Partnership and Professional Development, has been awarded the 2020 ...
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Supporting Young Children, Families, and the Early Childhood Workforce during COVID-19

Jayne Singer, PhD, IECMH-E® The Brazelton Touchpoints Center recently collaborated with Boston Children’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care on a ...
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Say Their Names

Tanisha Anderson Armaud Arbery Jacob Blake - of this list, the only one still alive as of this writing, paralyzed from the waist downSandra BlandMichael Brown Philando ...
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New Webinar Series and Learning Community Focuses on Virtual Connections

Brazelton Touchpoints Center (BTC), in partnership with the Rapid Response Virtual Home Visiting Collaborative, has launched a webinar series and online learning community that explore ...
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Remembering Ann Stadtler, Retired BTC Leader and Faculty

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Ann Coleman Stadtler, DNP, RN, CPNP, who passed on Saturday, July 25, 2020. There are those among ...
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Juneteenth

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Today, Friday, Juneteenth, 2020 commemorates the end of slavery. We need this day to be a national holiday. Not just to ...
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We Can’t Breathe

At a demonstration Friday night in front of the Boston Police Headquarters, I saw a young woman with a mask on which she’d written the ...
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