Program leaders and staff who understand the general principles of health and wellness practices provide effective health services. Explore ways programs promote the health of children, families, and staff.
Health services staff support families by offering current, accurate, and consistent health information. Identify ways to find and use health information to share with families and inform policies and procedures.
Personal attributes, socio-economic status, and environment contribute to our health and wellness. Learn how to help children and families identify and use their own strengths to improve their health.
In addition to meeting the general staff background check standards, any driver or transportation staff member who transports children for any purpose should meet certain requirements. The driver's license number and date of expiration, vehicle insurance information, and verification of current state vehicle inspection should be on file in the facility.
Strong Connections, Strong Kids Webinar Series: Head Start and Healthcare Collaboration at the State Level
This webinar is part of a series that will address the importance of strengthening collaboration between Head Start/Early Head Start programs and the healthcare system, particularly the medical home.
Existing and/or newly constructed, renovated, remodeled, or altered buildings should be inspected by a building inspector to ensure compliance with applicable state and local building and fire codes before the building can be used for the purpose of early care and education.
This webinar is part of the Strong Connections for Strong Kids series. It addresses the importance of strengthening collaboration between Head Start and Early Head Start programs and the healthcare system, particularly the medical home.