To transform our systems, all of us who are deeply invested in the health and well-being of children and families must come together with our most expansive ideas for advancing relational health and emotional connection to build transformative strategies. Most critically, we must remove silos, which lead to inequitable, inefficient, and disjointed practices that directly hold back many families from achieving relational health.
The Nurture Connection movement calls on systems leaders and practitioners to:
- Develop and expand a relational health workforce.
- Dismantle silos, which get in the way of practitioners delivering the most complete family-oriented care and supports.
- Create a culture that builds trust between the relational health workforce and parents through partnerships that allow parents and caregivers to show up as their children’s most capable guardians in alignment with their cultures and traditions.