Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Infant caregivers can experience high levels of stress in their work. Persistent infant crying, for example, may lead caregivers to shake young infants. This can result in head trauma that can damage a baby's brain. Learn ways to help infant caregivers and families recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress, and prevent abuse.

Child Care Health Consultants

Child care health consultants (CCHCs) are health professionals who know about child health, child development, and health and safety in child care settings.

The Mental Health Consultation Tool

The interactive module highlights the role of the IECMHC. It is divided into lessons with realistic scenarios and short video clips. Review the resource areas designed to provide extensive support around IECMHC.

Consultant Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a consultant or reviewer for Head Start, visit this website.