This section of the Health Manager Orientation Guide describes how health managers work with nutrition staff and consultants to develop nutrition services.
Across states, tribes, and territories, CCHCs work in a variety of roles and systems. This webinar highlights the different ways CCHCs best influence children’s health and well-being.
Every state has a dental hygienist liaison (DHL) to promote good oral health among Head Start participants. Learn about the role of DHLs and how they can help staff promote oral health and prevent oral disease.
Learn how child care health consultants’ (CCHCs) early care and education expertise and knowledge can support programs. Discover ways CCHCs can help ensure healthy and safe learning environments.
Learn how programs can find and connect with child care health consultants (CCHCs). Explore ways CCHCs can help improve program safety as well as provide professional development opportunities for staff.
Review the skills and expertise of child care health consultants (CCHCs) who work with early care and education programs across settings to serve children ages birth to 5 and their families.
Find out how to develop a Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) registry. Learn about the registry’s purpose and components. Explore ways states can add a registry to an existing professional development system.
Learn more about the Dental Hygienist Liaison (DHL) project. Find out how DHLs can help promote oral health for pregnant women and children enrolled in Head Start.
These interactive learning activities will help child care health consultants learn to effectively share their expertise with programs. Explore six realistic scenarios to build and enhance consultation skills.
Child care health consultants can help families and staff understand the effects of oral health on children’s overall health and development.