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LIBERTY CITY 
 ECCS IMPACT PROJECT NICOLE MARTIN-BYNUM, PROJECT CONSULTANT


KICK-OFF 2018
 DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING SURVEY  What are the developmental screening practices of Liberty City early care and education programs?

➢ Created a survey with assistance from USF ➢ Identified 200 schools and distributed survey to 42 schools/FCCHs ➢ 22 out of 42 schools (52%) completed the survey, online, in-person and/or over the phone. ➢ Key Findings: screening should be universal, additional training is required, *current services are insufficient and/or untimely. ➢ Created project plan


LIBERTY CITY 
 ECCS IMPACT PROJECT PLAN PLAN

Test Name (summary) Universal Developmental Screening: Increase the number of schools who are willing to screen all children. Professional Development: ASQ Best Practices: Identify partner(s) to provide complimentary on-sight ASQ training. Professional Development: Child Dev.: Provide complimentary onsight child dev. training. Play therapy: Make therapeutic services available to schools who have expressed students have behavioral challenges. Autism Screening: Increase the number of children being screened

What questions are you trying to answer?

DO

Predictions

STUDY

Discovery. What was expected/unexpected?

Early Care and Education Programs   Can 100% of students within a childcare center be developmentally screened on a routine basis?  

Lessons Learned

Results

ACT

Adopt, Abandon?

Future Test?

Are caregivers involved (or an attempt made for them to be involved) in the screening practice 100% of the time? Determine if LC teachers believe that the training is a good use of their time via a survey.  

Can we ensure this service is complimentary to existing services and not duplicative?

Are children of color under identified for ASD through standard practices?


LIBERTY CITY 
 ECCS IMPACT PROJECT PLAN PLAN

Test Name (summary)

What questions are you trying to answer?

DO

Predictions

STUDY

Discovery. What was expected/unexpected?

Lessons Learned

Results

Children Not Screened in Early Care and Education Program OR Enrolled in a Program       Local Onsite SR Enrollment: Will parents find this process more Identify families in need of efficient and convenient? subsidized childcare.   Books, Balls and Blocks: Enter an MOU with JCSFL to provide developmental screening events 4x a year.   Jessie Trice: Learn about their existing developmental screening practices. Literacy-based Activities & Celebration: Increase literacy-based activities.  

ACT

Adopt, Abandon?

Future Test?

Can quarterly events reach unscreened population?

What type of developmental screening is occurring?

Community Can we identify and document (neighborhood paparazzi) engaging in literacy-based activities that are already occurring? 


LIBERTY CITY 
 ECCS IMPACT PROJECT PARTNERS

United Way

Early Steps Healthy Start Coalition Jessie Trice Health Center Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida

Family Central

Help Me Grow

Department of Health

Shayes Learning Center Miami Dade College Children’s Trust University of Miami, CARD Nurse Family Partnership Early Learning Coalition Community Residents


THANK YOU Follow-Up Questions: Nicole Martin-Bynum nmartin-bynum@iamlibertycity.org

Sister City Initiative: MCI Presentation  

Monthly reporting to the Children's Trust: Funder's Collaborative.

Sister City Initiative: MCI Presentation  

Monthly reporting to the Children's Trust: Funder's Collaborative.