Implementing Child First Meets HHS Criteria

Implementation last updated: 2020

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Where to find out more

Child First, Inc.
35 Nutmeg Drive, Suite 385
Trumbull, CT 06611
Darcy Lowell, M.D., CEO and Founder
Phone: (203) 538-5225
Mary Peniston, Chief Program Officer
Phone: (203) 538-5224

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Recommended further reading

The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the developer for further reading.

Early Development Resources. The Abecedarian Approach. Retrieved May 21, 2020, from

Child First. Assessment of child and family. Retrieved May 21, 2020, from

Child First. Our work. Retrieved June 15, 2016, from

Child-Parent Psychotherapy. (2018). Supporting and strengthening relationships. Retrieved May 21, 2020, from

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