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.
These resources help in developing a culture of wellness for Head Start staff by focusing on overall organizational wellness. This collection also includes information on how to develop a staff wellness action plan.
Watch this webinar for information and training about whistleblower protections, who is protected, how retaliation investigations are conducted, and the role of agency contract and grant managers in the process.
Child care health consultants (CCHCs) help programs implement strategies to promote the physical and mental health of staff. This webinar discusses ways to create an environment that supports your staff’s well-being.
This video explores strategies for developing a staff and family retention plan.
Watch these testimonials from programs across the country to discover strategies to better meet the needs of the Head Start workforce.
Check out this webinar to learn about strategies to strengthen the Head Start workforce through improved career advancement and staff wellness.
Promoting simple but effective ways to support one’s own wellness can contribute to the wellness of individuals who work with families, the overall program, and the families served.
Review strategies to support the wellness of family services professionals and home visitors; the resource is written for program supervisors and leaders as well as family services staff and home visitors themselves.
Program leaders play an essential role in creating a healthy workplace by supporting policies and practices that minimize staff stress and burnout, promote staff wellness, and support high-quality family engagement.
This resource describes eight dimensions of staff well-being. Head Start programs can use this resource to make sure they are promoting staff wellness across all dimensions.