Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

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.

Digging Deeper into Safety and Injury Prevention Data

Head Start managers organize a large amount of data about safety and injury prevention in their programs. Learning what the data means and how to use it to plan can be challenging. This health chat helps managers aggregate and analyze their program data to plan more effective safety and injury prevention strategies.

Culture of Safety: Part 1

It's important to understand that injuries are not accidents. Most injuries are predictable and can be avoided. This Health Chat is intended to introduce Head Start and Early Head Start staff to safety and injury prevention strategies and resources. Presenters focus on how to make your program an agent for change using the first four actions in "10 Actions to Create a Culture of Safety" as a guide.