Head Start and other early childhood programs that focus on health literacy can improve the well-being of children, families, and staff. This resource can help early childhood programs become health literate organizations.
These resources address health disparities, social determinants of health, and efforts to close the disparities gap. Resources address differences in physical health, mental health, safety, nutrition, and oral health outcomes based on race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, education, housing status, and other factors.
Learn to have compassionate conversations about substance use and recovery. Discover interviewing techniques to reduce stigma and contribute to heath equity when discussing substance use during pregnancy.
Watch this webinar recording to learn how to connect Head Start children, families, and staff with community resources that promote resilience and strengthen their mental health.
This webinar explores ways CCHCs can apply principles of health equity and cultural competence to address health disparities and foster linkages to community resources.
In part one of Sesame Street in Communities' Racial Justice Resources to Promote Social and Emotional Skills webinar series, learn how to support children to celebrate our differences on the inside and out.
In part two of Sesame Street in Communities' Racial Justice Resources to Promote Social and Emotional Skills webinar series, learn how to bring families together and build a strong sense of community.
View these videos to learn more about celebrating identities, building community, and resolving conflicts with resources designed for young children, their families, and the staff who care for them.
Perinatal depression is common, but it can be treated with screening and referrals for care. In this webinar recording, learn strategies to help all birthing parents access effective mental health care.
Watch these videos to learn to support a variety of pathways to mental health and healing. The videos raise awareness about the effect of historical trauma on mental health and how to reduce barriers of bias.
In this video, learn tips for how to navigate traumatic racial experiences with Head Start staff and families. Learn how trauma-informed care and historical trauma relate to Head Start services.