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From Teacher to Mental Health Therapist; 5 lessons I learned on my journey

By Shandria Woodall, School-Based Mental Health Therapist 1). Children need safety and stability to learn and flourish I was raised in an extremely difficult ... continue reading

How to Know if Your Child needs Mental Health Services

by Melissa Bradley, director of school-based mental health therapy at the Florida Center for Early Childhood Crying, tantrums, aggression, fearfulness…If you are a parent, ... continue reading

The Florida Center Selected as Bags for Change Recipient

For the next three months, you can donate to The Florida Center for Early Childhood simply by shopping with a reusable bag at Lucky’s ... continue reading

Starfish Academy Has New Director!

The Florida Center for Early Childhood’s Starfish Academy has a new director this week! Susan Miranda Carney joins The Florida Center with a degree ... continue reading

Winter Gala Auction Includes Exclusive Getaways, Experiences

The Florida Center for Early Childhood is hosting its 31st Annual Winter Gala on the evening of December 7, 2018 at Michael’s on East ... continue reading

Feel Good Friday, “Derrick’s Story”

It’s Friday and we have all the feels because of this amazing story about a boy who recently overcame developmental issues thanks to one ... continue reading

Florida Center for Early Childhood Announces 2018-19 Board

The Florida Center for Early Childhood has announced its 2018-19 board of directors. Jeffrey Woodin, senior vice president of Commercial Banking with Fidelity Bank, ... continue reading

Mental Health Counselors Serving Schools

Sarasota County Schools, The Community Foundation of Sarasota County and The Florida Center for Early Childhood are working together to offer early childhood mental ... continue reading