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Snohomish County Children's Commission Values
  • All children have access to adequate health care and opportunities to reach their optimal health All children have opportunities to contribute meaningfully to their community
  • All children receive a quality education tailored to their individual needs and learning styles
  • All children live in a permanent home where they experience safety and stability and where they are loved unconditionally
  • All children are safe from abuse, bullying and the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs
  • All children have access to adequate nutrition and exercise for a healthy mind and body
  • All children experience positive bonding with a parental figure and have exposure to appropriate adult role models
  • Decision makers routinely make abundant resources available for the needs of children and families and consider the best interests of children and families in all decisions
 
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Mental Health, Material Goods,

Bullying, Adverse Childhood

Experiences

 
Early Learning Newsletter Fall 2014

 


Snohomish County ESD children say "Thank you"
Does Early Learning Matter?
 
 
Do you know a Snohomish County youth or adult who…

Shows courage – willing to stand up for his/her beliefs and make good choices regardless of what others do.

Is a good leader – sets a positive example and is a role model for younger generations.

Is a “good Samaritan” – caught in the act of doing something good and making a positive contribution to your community

If so…nominate them for an award from the Snohomish County Children’s Commission!

CLICK HERE to make a nomination



 
What are the leading causes of youth death for 2010?
 

Child bullying victims still suffering at 50 - study

Children who are bullied can still experience negative effects on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, say researchers from King's College London.


Or look at: Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study

The lead author is William Copeland, an associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C..

Or look at: Impact of Bullying in Childhood on Adult Health, Wealth, Crime, and Social Outcomes





 

Adult Health Better for Bullies Than Their Victims: Study

The lead author is William Copeland, an associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C..

 
From the moment they are born, young children are ready to learn. Behind a toddler’s soft features and halting first steps, an unseen, but extremely high-stakes, activity is taking place — the building of a brain. What happens to children during those critical first years will determine whether their maturing brain has a sturdy foundation or a fragile one. Fortunately, children who do not receive the stimulation and care they need for healthy growth and development can catch up if they receive appropriate interventions.
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