“Choosy was created by leading child development expert, Dr. Linda Carson, to deliver consistent health messaging to children and families. His name stands for Choose Healthy Options Often & Start Young. Nationally recognized for promoting health as an integral component of school readiness, Choosy has positively impacted the lives of thousands of children and families nationwide through wellness programs, award-winning music and unique resources that make physical activity and healthy nutrition fun, cool, and empowering.” https://choosykids.com/pages/healthhero
Project Launch is a project targeting early childhood, substance abuse and mental health concerns. Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS) is an early childhood strategy to be implemented in a selected childcare setting to improve parent, staff and child outcomes related to challenging child behaviors.
The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program is designed: (1) to strengthen and improve the programs and activities carried out under Title V; (2) to improve coordination of services for at-risk communities; and (3) to identify and provide evidence-based home visiting programs/models to improve outcomes for families in at-risk communities.
Zion participates as a local chapter for Circle of Parents. The goal of this organization is to strengthen families through mutual self-help parent support groups. Parents come together in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment and can openly discuss successes and challenges they are experiencing with raising their children. It is a fun, open atmosphere where parents get to enjoy the company of other parents.