This resource will help Head Start staff learn more about screening tools available to identify substance use disorders. It includes important considerations for choosing a screening tool and guidance for conversations with families.
Watch this webinar to learn how leaders and staff can use the PFCE Framework to create a trauma-informed program and promote healing.
These handouts cover frequently asked questions from the Head Start Heals campaign and related office hours. Find links to additional resources on stress, resilience, and providing support.
Site leaders play a critical role in the success of their program. Learn more about Dr. Bergeron's vision for strong site leadership in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Watch this webinar from the Office of Head Start to explore the ways mental health consultants offer support by promoting positive social and emotional development.
The Head Start Heals campaign increases awareness about how Head Start programs are uniquely qualified to address trauma and promote resilience in young children and families. Explore resources to support this work.
Dr. Bergeron and Dr. Sangeeta Parikshak explore the ways Head Start programs can improve how they serve children affected by trauma. Learn more about the #HeadStartHeals campaign.
Beginning conversations with children and families around sensitive topics, such as substance use disorders, is not an easy task. Find resources to help program staff navigate those difficult discussions.
Explore how infant and early childhood mental health consultants can use this resource to guide their family engagement work with early childhood professionals and families.
Find resources that help programs make the most of their infant and early childhood mental health consultation (IECMHC) services.