Explore these resources created by the National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety and Sesame Workshop to support healthy practices in early childhood settings.
This resource collection highlights the importance of helping families succeed to promote positive child outcomes. Families thrive when they are safe and healthy, have opportunities for educational advancement and economic mobility, and have access to family support services. In the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework, Family Well-being is one of the seven family outcomes that affect child outcomes.
Want to find out how to best support the entire family system? This webinar explores the unique experiences of fathers, appropriate screening tools and interventions, and the impact of fathers on families.
Dr. Sangeeta Parikshak, Office of Head Start senior analyst, and Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General, discuss the importance of social connection for wellness and mental health.
The Family Economic Mobility Toolkit shares information, ideas, inspiration, and hands-on resources to help Head Start staff partner with families on their journeys toward economic stability and mobility.
Use this social media toolkit to spread the word about the important work Head Start programs do to support America's children and families.
Learn more about the concept of family well-being, the role of family services professionals and home visitors in supporting family well-being, and the systemic barriers to well-being that families face.
Supporting families through substance use and recovery is a Head Start priority. Learn about addiction and substance use stigma and how you can make a difference in your work.
A healthy mouth is important for adults’ overall health and well-being. When adults have a healthy mouth, they can speak clearly, eat healthy foods, look healthy, and feel good about themselves.
Explore information and strategies Head Start staff can use to promote positive oral health practices among pregnant women, parents, and Head Start staff.
In this first webinar, hear about innovative examples of Head Start programs and community organizations joining forces to strengthen family well-being.