Dr. Bergeron and Sangeeta Parikshak, mental health lead at the Office of Head Start, discuss how to help children feel loved and safe during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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.
Healthy States: Health and Safety Training Toolkit Resources to Support Your State, Territories, and Tribes
Watch this webinar to learn about the new Health and Safety Toolkit. It compiles health and safety training resources developed, reviewed, or recommended by pediatricians and early childhood education experts.
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 to create a culture of shared responsibility for children's well-being. Explore ways programs can ensure health and safety practices are routine instead of something that seems burdensome.
In this webinar, learn how to use the Emergency Preparedness Manual for Early Childhood Programs. Explore how to develop emergency plans to keep children, families, and staff safe if disaster strikes.
Learn how to build a program-wide culture of safety in this virtual Town Hall meeting with Head Start safety experts.
This webinar highlights strategies for providing safe and healthy places for children to grow and learn.
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.