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Deepening Connections and Expanding Possibilities: ZERO TO THREE’s Annual Conference 2019


Volume 40 No 2

This issue of the Journal offers a look into ZERO TO THREE’s 2019 Annual Conference, with articles from selected presenters.


The topics include: achieving quality with equity in early childhood settings; how to identify and mitigate cultural bias; the linkages between mindfulness practices, diversity-informed approaches, and reflective supervision; how screen use can be a tool for learning; and new developments in State Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) policy.

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Table of Contents

This Issue and Why It Matters

Stefanie Powers

Achieving Quality With Equity: Recognizing and Supporting High-Quality Practices and Professionals in Low-Resource Communities

Junlei Li

“LET UP:” A Systematic Approach to Responding to Cultural Bias in Health Care

Dana E. Crawford, Nathan T. Chomilo, Mariana Glusman, Milani Patel, Laura Krug, and Margot Kaplan-Sanoff

Mindful Approaches to Enhance Diversity-Informed Reflective Supervision and Leadership

Roseanne Clark, Maria Gehl, Mary Claire Heffron, Margaret Kerr, Salam Soliman, Rebecca Shahmoon-Shanok, and Kandace Thomas

Maximizing the Potential for Learning From Screen Experiences in Early Childhood: What the Research Says

Rachel Barr, Elisabeth McClure, and Rebecca Parlakian

Advancing Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Policy in States: Stories From the Field

Julie Cohen, Deborah Roderick Stark, and Jamie Colvard

Also In This Issue

Family-Friendly Communication via Authentic Assessment for Early Childhood Intervention Programs

Marisa Macy, Stephen J. Bagnato, and Krisztina Weiszhaupt

Opportunities to Enrich Caregiver–Child Interactions: Community Efforts in Oklahoma and Pennsylvania

Amanda Sheffield Morris, Amy Treat, Brenna Hassinger-Das, Martha Isabel Zapata, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek


Released quarterly, each issue of the ZERO TO THREE Journal focuses on a critical topic within the early childhood development field. Journal articles are carefully composed to present current knowledge, latest research, and practical advice to help early childhood professionals do their best work in support of infants and toddlers.