This webinar explores ways CCHCs can apply principles of health equity and cultural competence to address health disparities and foster linkages to community resources.
As part of Head Start’s comprehensive services, every Head Start and Early Head Start program provides services to promote health, behavioral health, and safety for children and families. New and experienced health services staff can use these resources to learn more about health services and the role of health services staff. This topic area also includes professional development resources for health services staff, child care health consultants, and others who support health services across all early care and education settings.
This webinar explores free online professional development tools to help you understand health and safety in early care and education programs. Learn how to put these resources to work in your practice.
Across states, tribes, and territories, CCHCs work in a variety of roles and systems. This webinar highlights the different ways CCHCs best influence children’s health and well-being.
CCHCs support early childhood programs in many ways, including with policy development and implementation. This webinar explores strategies and resources CCHCs and program leadership can use to review and develop health policies and procedures.
This webinar recording explores the factors that make some people healthy and other people unhealthy, such as socioeconomic status, education level, and environmental conditions.
Physical, mental, and oral health screenings support children in their learning. Child care health consultants (CCHCs) play a role in educating and connecting families and staff to services within the community.
This webinar explores how child care health consultants can collaborate with Head Start directors and teachers to create healthy and safe learning environments.
Learn about the importance of using community, program, and child health data to make improvements and develop approaches that ensure every family receives the health care they need.
Learn how to identify and partner with the local providers and agencies who can assist in strengthening Head Start health services. Such partnerships can help programs meet the diverse needs of families.
Caring for Our Children (CFOCis a set of national standards for health and safety in early care and education settings. Learn more about the national standards and the subset of standards called CFOC Basics, which represent the minimum health and safety standards required in Head Start programs.