August 2022 Newsletter

Join us on Sep. 29 for a live event!

Are you an early childhood system-builder invested in new strategies that promote health, wellbeing and flourishing for all children and families?  Interested in how to fill or expand your toolbox? 
Join us next month for a live event
Legal Problem-Solving Principles & Practices for the Early Childhood Sector: Handbook Release!
Thursday, September 29 
2-3pm EST / 11a-12n PST
We’ll be hosting a virtual conversation about how early childhood system-builders can incorporate legal problem-solving into their work.  Hear from a panel of remarkable colleagues and be the first to get our new handbook!

Additional event details to follow right after Labor Day!

In early October, we’ll be at the Root Cause Coalition’s Annual National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health, alongside our valued colleague and First 5 Orange County ambassador Ana Page.  

Stop by our poster presentation: Embracing Legal Problem-Solving to Address SDOH: Lessons from an Early Childhood-based Learning Community.  

We’d love to connect and hear what’s on your mind!

And join us in November for important dialogues about legal problem-solving and early childhood flourishing at the 30th Annual A View From All Sides Conference, New England’s premier family support conference (hosted by The Children’s Trust) as well as the APHA 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo
30th Annual A View From All Sides ConferenceAPHA 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo
Nov. 2-3, 2022 | Framingham, MA & virtualNov. 6-9, 2022 | Boston, MA
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Legal partnering in an Emergency Medicine context 
High Touch, High Trust: Using Community Health Advocates And Lawyers To Address ED High Utilizers (The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Aug. 1, 2022) Link offers free access to article through 10/15/22 
More evidence of DULCE impact!  
Benefits Of A Universal Intervention In Pediatric Medical Homes To Identify And Address Health-Related Social Needs: An Observational Cohort Study (Academic Pediatrics, Jul. 18, 2022) Subscription required
Cancer health disparities and legal partnering
Patient navigation to address sociolegal barriers for patients with cancer: A comparative-effectiveness study (Cancer, Jul. 1, 2022)
Legal partnering as part of a Family Medicine residency program   
From HRSA Grant To A Medical Practice: Improving Care For Children And Adolescents In A Family Residency Clinic (Rhode Island Medical Journal, May

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