Children are naturally curious. Tasting, touching and feeling are how infants and toddlers learn about the world around them. Take a moment to look at your surroundings from a youngster's point of view. Then make any necessary adjustments to baby proof your home.
Overloaded backpacks used by children have received a lot of attention from parents, doctors, school administrators and the media in the past several years. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission there were more than 21,000 backpackrelated injuries treated at hospital emergency rooms, doctors' offices, and clinics in the year 2003. Injuries ranged from contusions, to sprains and strains to the back and shoulder, and fractures.
Butte/Glenn College Foster/Kinship Education Program
The Butte College Foster/Kinship Care Education Program is designed to provide training for Foster parents, Kinship care providers and community members so that they may meet the changing and increasingly challenging needs of youth and families. The program utilizes many different types of training that satisfies licensing and continuing education requirements of both the State and the Counties of Butte and Glenn. Classes are free and open to everyone!
Thousands of children are injured and hundreds are killed every year by hazards found on the farm. Some of these children are working on the farm while others wander into trouble on their own or are invited into hazardous areas. Implement injury prevention strategies today to protect agriculture's greatest resource, our children.