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To support Doc Wayne clinicians in providing telehealth services of the highest quality, we proposed the development of a research-based, best practices guide, and a Doc Wayne Play-Based Telehealth Manual with a variety of different activity-based session guides to support their clinicians in maximizing the intentionality and effectiveness of their telehealth sessions with young clients....

As we mark the one year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd and I reflect on Play At The Core’s work, I feel grateful for the change efforts we have been able to make and also more motivated than ever to promote healing and equity in the field of child and youth development....

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Associate Program Consultant is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of Play At The Core support services. 

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Senior Program Consultant is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of Play At The Core support services. 

Over the past several years, we’ve heard youth professionals express frustration over the behaviors of children that are facing significant challenges (both inside and outside their program). They lament how much of their attention this draws. In response, many of our partners have requested that Play At The Core facilitate experiential learning workshops with their teams that draw a link between quality relationships and quality youth programs.  These discussions are tough, because we acknowledge that teachers face serious pressure within their schools, organizations, and districts that make it hard to prioritize connections with their kids. When it comes to having students...

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