The Child Care Health Consultation Webinar Series offers child care health consultants (CCHCs) and others who work in early care and education (ECE) settings a chance to learn new skills and refresh their knowledge on key health and safety topics.
Learn how child care health consultants play a key role in helping staff ensure indoor and outdoor environments are safe for children’s learning and exploration.
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.
Learn why it is important to create a positive eating environment. Find out how doing so supports mealtime behavior and picky eaters. It can also support children who experience food insecurity.
Learn more about the Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards . Find out how these standards can help answer questions that come up every day in early care and education programs.
Learn about the most common risks for children’s injuries. Explore strategies to help programs create safer playgrounds.
Learn how child care health consultants can strengthen their observation and consultation skills to help programs improve health and safety.
Use this brief to review the Head Start regulations and education requirements for health services managers and professionals (e.g., mental health consultants and staff or consultants who support nutrition services).
Child care health consultants can help early care and education programs find ways to address dental care in young children. Learn how to apply strategies and use resources to promote children’s oral health.
Infant caregivers can experience high levels of stress in their work. Persistent infant crying, for example, may lead caregivers to shake young infants. This can result in head trauma that can damage a baby's brain. Learn ways to help infant caregivers and families recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress, and prevent abuse.