These fact sheets serve as tools to help Head Start health managers provide important information to Head Start staff about National Center on Health (NCH) priorities. We hope that you find them useful as you work within your programs and communities to strengthen the health and wellness of all Head Start children.
All of the grant related standard forms are posted on the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Financial Services website. Fiscal staff, grants writing staff and senior staff within Head Start programs and organizations applying for grants can download PDF versions of grant application forms. There also are reporting forms, certification forms, and disclosure forms.
How Do I Talk to My Child about Ebola?
Ebola Tips for Child Care Providers
Ebola: The Facts for Parents, Head Start, and Child Care Programs
Understanding Ebola: Information for Head Start and Early Head Start Parents
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued new federal crib safety regulations that will become effective Dec. 28, 2012. All cribs provided by Head Start and Early Head Start programs must meet these new standards. Programs may use this information to learn more about how to comply with these new crib safety regulations.
The OHS reports information on efforts to revitalize tribal languages, which includes examples, teaching tips, and resources. The report affirms the value of maintaining Tribes' cultural and linguistic heritage.
The Pyramid Model for Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Young Children Fact Sheet
The following fact sheet may serve as a guide for early care teachers and administrators when assembling resources to promote the social and emotional well being of children in classrooms, programs and communities.
Biting is a common but upsetting behavior of toddlers. It is important for parents to address biting when it occurs. This fact sheet provides tips for parents and program staff on how to better understand issues around biting.