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.
In this issue, learn how programs can use case management to improve the oral health of children in Head Start. Find out how case managers and parents can work together to meet children's oral health needs.
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.
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.
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 and child care.
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.
Review the requirements for determining whether the partner of a Head Start grantee is a contractor or subrecipient.
Programs, at their discretion, can choose to use OHS-trained consultants to facilitate the planning and implementation of an EHS-CC Partnership or an EHS Expansion.
Child care health consultants are health professionals who know about child health, child development, and health and safety in child care settings.