Our mission

Our mission is to conduct community-engaged research with schools and communities across the Rocky Mountain region to achieve health equity by optimizing social-emotional, mental, and physical health.

Our vision

Our vision is that children and families live in communities that optimize health and well-being.

Our approach

Our approach includes:

  • Building and sustaining long-term partnerships with early child learning centers, schools, and communities to enhance child health and well-being
  • Conducting community-engaged research to improve social-emotional development and well-being with children and families in under-served communities
  • Using a multi-level approach to connect families to evidence-based programs and multi-sector partnerships to strengthen community capacity