Programs can use this set of positive social media messages as a way to provide virtual support to parents and families.
Explore ways to provide effective health education. Learn how to identify key information, deliver it so others can understand, and ensure it matches the culture and language of a family.
Health services staff support families by offering current, accurate, and consistent health information. Identify ways to find and use health information to share with families and inform policies and procedures.
Personal attributes, socio-economic status, and environment contribute to our health and wellness. Learn how to help children and families identify and use their own strengths to improve their health.
Explore resources designed to support the well-being of early care and education staff and the families they serve..
Strategies used by a program to make families and communities support children’s school readiness.
Facilitating a Referral for Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Within Early Head Start and Head Start (EHS/HS)
Head Start and Early Head Start program staff are required to work in partnership with families to ensure they have access to any needed mental health services. This brief is designed to: (1) provide guidance for Head Start and Early Head Start program staff to identify mental health providers who best meet a family's needs, culture, and personality, and (2) offer ideas to overcome access barriers.
You can protect yourself and your family by taking action to prevent injuries at home!