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Triple P Community Launch August 2014

The Mecklenburg County Health Department was awarded a three-year grant to recruit and coordinate the training of community agencies and organizations in the Triple P model so that they may offer it to the families they serve. Mecklenburg County has trained 44 practitioners, including social workers, early childhood education staff, mental health professionals, after school and community resource center staff, and more! We will train an additional 80 practitioners in over the next two years. Find out more information and a list of partner agencies here


Read the advocacy letter Zfive sent to Mayor Clodfelter on June 10, 2014 by clicking on the link below.

Letter to the Mayor


KIPS was recently selected as “the parenting measure of choice” in a publication Measuring What Matters: A Guide for Children’s Centres by the Institute of Health Equity in the United Kingdom. See more information at Comfort Consults website

KIPS was used as an outcome measure in recent study published in the journal Pediatrics. The article, Randomized Trial of a Cellular Phone-Enhanced Home Visitation Parenting Intervention, can be found in the November 1, 2013 issue, supplement 2. See more information at the Comfort Consults website



In May 2013, the NC Infant and Young Child Mental Health Association and The Lee Institute completed nine workshops across the state in collaboration with state’s nine Area Health Education Centers. PowerPoint Presentation “NCIMHA workshops Run of Day” of the slides shown at the workshops. (click here). PDF version of above presentation. (click here)“InBrief – Early Childhood Mental Health” the NC Institute of Medicine Report that inspired the workshops. (click here)Click below for workshops’ Connection Station handouts:Handout #1 Handout #2 Handout #3 Handout #4 Handout #5 Handout #6


ZFive marked its fifth anniversary in 2012 and would like to pause long enough to take stock of where it’s been and where it’s going. Read more… “Zfive: A Community of Support for the Social and Emotional Health of Young Children” feature article by John L. Ellis, PhD, Director, Mecklenburg County Children’s Developmental Services Read the full PDF article here.