Children's Institute

8 January 2021
In response to Wednesday's events at the U.S. Capitol

Like many, we watched Wednesday’s event at the United States Capitol knowing our children were also watching, listening, and learning. In this darkness, we want to share ways we as adults can do better by demonstrating to children and youth that …

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18 November 2020
Holiday Toy Drive 2020

Help make the holidays brighter for the schools and childcare centers that we support!

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16 November 2020
Earl Greene promoted to leadership role

Children’s Institute (CI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Earl Greene, MA, CAMS-1/Fellow, ACT Certified Trainer, who will expand his current role conducting behavior supports for children at Children's Institute.

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5 October 2020
Welcome to our new Intern, Elise Hoffman

My name is Elise Hoffman and I’m from Buffalo, New York. I’m a junior social work major at Nazareth College.

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1 October 2020
Welcome to our new Intern, Elizabeth Kausch

My name is Elizabeth Kausch and I have chosen to do my undergraduate internship at the Children’s Institute this fall. I am in my senior year at SUNY Brockport; majoring in Psychology.

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23 September 2020
A message to our community

Children's Institute stands with our community as we in Rochester and across our country face the tragic consequences of violence arising from ongoing structural racism.

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9 September 2020
Welcome to our new Intern, Falastin Ibrahim

My name is Falastin Ibrahim. I was born and raised in Rochester, New York. I am a junior at Nazareth college; majoring in social work with a minor in child and family development.

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12 August 2020
New Children's Institute Racial and Social Justice Resources

Anti-racism is central to a mission to support children's wellbeing, including their social and emotional development; Children’s Institute is committed to placing it there.

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What happens when you don’t get to say good-bye?

Everyone at Children’s Institute was saddened to learn about the unexpected passing of David Carsel on July 16th. David worked for Children Awaiting Parents whose offices are within Children’s Institute’s space.

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Children’s Institute works with over 200 early childhood classrooms in the Rochester City School District through our RECAP program. One aspect of RECAP is training and classroom program observations for three- and four-year-old students in EPK and UPK classrooms using the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Third Edition (ECERS-3) to measure program quality. ECERS-3 is a comprehensive tool outlining requirements for best practices in early childhood classrooms.

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