Child Care Health Consultant Competencies

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.

Dental Hygienist Liaison Project

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.

Building Trust with Your Programs

This activity shows how child care health consultants can provide meaningful discussions around health and safety, and strengthen partnerships.

Improving Communication Skills

Explore best practices for how child care health consultants can maintain collaborative partnerships with early care and education programs.

Identifying and Resolving Concerns

This activity outlines a five-step process child care health consultants can use to resolve a health or safety concern in a program setting.