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).
Management and staff keep infants and toddlers safe by planning strategies to reduce the possibility of injury. Use this Health Talk to find ways to meet Head Start requirements and implement evidence-based guidelines using the three supplementary resources.
Chapter 6: Next Steps: Continuing to Grow as a Health Manager
New and experienced staff will find professional development tools to help keep children safe, healthy, and ready to learn.
Chapter 4: Health Topics: Delving Deeper
Health Services Advisory Committees (HSACs) help programs to make decisions about health services. Learn how to plan, execute, and evaluate your HSAC.