Watch this webinar to learn how to protect vulnerable children and support at-risk families.
Early childhood programs keep children safe when their facilities, materials, and equipment are hazard-free and all staff use safety practices such as active supervision. Find resources to help staff and families reduce the number and severity of childhood injuries everywhere that children learn and grow. Discover tips for use at home, in cars and buses, on the playground, and in all early childhood settings.
iLookOut provides an online professional development course for mandated reporters designed specifically for early childhood staff and providers. Read this FAQ to learn more about the course, who should take it, and how to access it.
Everyone who works in Head Start and Early Head Start programs is a mandated reporter of suspected child abuse and neglect. View this collection of resources to learn more and find professional development opportunities.
Watch this video to learn about abusive head trauma. Discover prevention strategies to reduce the risks in early education settings.
Learn the importance of keeping children safe from harm. Find out ways to help protect children from abuse and maltreatment, both in early education settings and at home.
It is important to address ways to reduce risk for accidents, injuries, and maltreatment in group environments. Watch this video series to learn strategies to keep children safe in early education settings.
Infant caregivers can experience high levels of stress in their work. Persistent infant crying, for example, may lead caregivers to shake young infants. This can result in head trauma that can damage a baby's brain. Learn ways to help infant caregivers and families recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress, and prevent abuse.