Tips for Health Managers Series

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.

Standard Forms

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.

Child Care Providers: Your Guide to New Crib Standards

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.

Tribal Language Revitalization Report

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.

Biting: A Fact Sheet for Families

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.