Madeline Larson

Provider Highlight: Starling International Childcare Center

VQB5 providers are working hard to learn the CLASS tool and new ways to demonstrate effective teacher-child interactions consistently in their classrooms. Our Child Development Services team provides extensive outreach to let providers know how we can support their professional development goals; however many providers reach out to us directly. Donna Goff, owner of Starling International

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Shaun’s Story

14-year-old Shaun was referred to ChildSavers initially through our School-Based Services program and eventually transitioned to being seen at our Outpatient clinic. Shaun was struggling with low self-esteem, negative self-image, and feelings of grief related to the death of his grandfather. As a result, he had difficulty expressing and sharing his emotions. When he started

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CACFP – Food Access and Nutrition for our Youngest Children

Through working closely with child care providers in Virginia, ChildSavers has listened and learned that child care deserts are not the only deserts effecting our communities’ youngest children and their families—food deserts and lack of access to nutritious food continues to impact under-resourced communities. The Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) is a federal

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Caregiver Services

Why is parent or caregiver therapy important for children in their own healing process? Caregivers are continually managing multiple life stressors: child care, housing, finances, interpersonal conflict, domestic or community violence, even a family history of abuse or neglect, health, or problems at work. Any or all of these challenges may reduce a parent’s capacity

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