The Head Start Eligibility Final Rule Webinar

The eligibility final rule became effective March 12, 2015. The Office of Head Start (OHS) hosted a webinar for grantees to review this rule. It served as a refresher around OHS requirements regarding the determination and documentation of a family’s eligibility for Head Start services.

Head Start and Your Dental Practice

This video offers oral health professionals ways to foster strong relationships with families to promote oral health in young children. Explore how to assess the office environment, develop positive relationships, and partner with Head Start staff. Also, find out about how to receive reimbursement and provide preventive services. The video also talks about teaching and learning techniques for caring for young children, including those with special health care needs.

Maximizing Opportunities to Partner with Community Action Agencies

Explore ways to build on opportunities and meet challenges of strengthening the partnerships between Head Start and Early Head Start services and Community Action Agencies (CAA). Find out how to maximize resources and promote the best possible outcomes for families. Learn about strategies, tools, and resources for overcoming barriers to CAA collaboration and coordination.

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.