Welcome – Scott County Kids is a community planning and funding agency that seeks to address and overcome systemic challenges that interrupt the lives of children ages birth to eighteen while increasing access and streamlining resources throughout our area.
Upcoming Training Opportunities:
Understanding Behaviors and Brain Development-The Impact of Trauma on Children
The Impact of Trauma on Children Training
Mental Health Resources for Children and Youth
Children’s Disability Services Workgroup Final Report
Information about services known as (pediatric) integrated health homes can be found on the Iowa Magellan website:
Iowa System of Care
Your connection to the best practices and resources for working with and caring for children and youth with mental health challenges
Iowa System of Care
Smashing Stigmas Conference Powerpoints and Handouts
Family Support Group Trainings
Mental Health First Aid Trainings
BOARD POSITION OPENINGS!
Scott County Kids Early Childhood Iowa Board is seeking nominations for upcoming board vacancies. Individuals representing diverse populations and with business backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.
To be in compliance with state regulations the nominees need fit the following criteria:
- Candidates must be able to fit the criteria as described in Tool LL attachment regarding conflict of interest as stated below:
Ask the following questions to determine whether the individual meets the requirements of a board member representative:
1. Is the individual elected to a public office through a public election?
If you answered yes, the individual may serve as a member of the board regardless of the office to which they were elected.
2. Is the individual a paid staff member of an organization or an independent consultant that receives funding, directly or indirectly, from the local ECI board?
If you answered “no” to question 2 above, the individual may serve as a member of the board.
If you answered “yes” to question 2 above, the individual can not serve as a member of the board.
- Candidates may or may not have a background in early childhood, however, must have an interest to learn more about how early childhood care.