Explore ways to provide effective health education. Learn how to identify key information, deliver it so others can understand, and ensure it matches the culture and language of a family.
Explore how leaders can better manage health services when they understand how health impacts school readiness. Reflect on leaders’ own role in health services and find ways to promote program health practices.
Program leaders and staff who understand the general principles of health and wellness practices provide effective health services. Explore ways programs promote the health of children, families, and staff.
Health services staff support families by offering current, accurate, and consistent health information. Identify ways to find and use health information to share with families and inform policies and procedures.
Personal attributes, socio-economic status, and environment contribute to our health and wellness. Learn how to help children and families identify and use their own strengths to improve their health.
The Strategies to Support and Encourage Healthy Active Living course is an online, interactive self-study course for Head Start and Early Head Start staff. It is focused on healthy, active living for children and families. Practice building skills to effectively communicate and engage with families around creating and maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle.