Watch this video to learn how child care health consultants can work with programs to share current nutrition and physical activity practices.
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.
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.
Learn about the unique support that child care health consultants (CCHCs) give to early childhood programs as staff manage children’s health conditions.
Watch this webinar recording to learn how your Health Services Advisory Committee (HSAC) can help you in navigating the ever-changing health concerns faced by children, families, and staff.
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 section of the Health Manager Orientation Guide discusses Individual Health Care Plans (IHPs).
This section of the Health Manager Orientation Guide discusses medication administration considerations for infants and toddlers.
In this chapter in the Health Manager Orientation Guide, learn about the role of the health manager in medication administration.
This section of the Health Manager Orientation Guide discusses reporting illness to local public health authorities.
This section of the Health Manager Orientation Guide discusses safe and effective cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.