Podcast | Protected! Podcast Ep 5: Caring for Young Children (Part 1)

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When the coronavirus lockdown has shrunk your world to the four walls around you, Joan Lombardi, the director of Early Opportunities, shares about caring for young children under lockdown. This is part one of a two-part interview with Joan Lombardi on the Protected! Podcast. 

On the podcast this week, Hani Mansourian and Joan Lombardi talk about how responsive care and early childhood experiences shape a child's development and future well-being within families and communities. They also cover how child protection actors can support families with young children during the COVID-19 crisis. Plus why good parenting can be like a game of tennis. 

Take a look at the parenting tips for the lockdown period and beyond:

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This podcast was recorded on the 22 of May 2020.
Language of materials
Child Protection system strengthening
Early childhood care and development (ECCD)
Protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic
Child protection