Health Services Management
Find professional development tools for new and experienced Head Start health services staff, including managers and child care health consultants. Use them to help keep children safe, healthy, and ready to learn.
Learn to support children's social and emotional well-being. A child's developing capacity to express and regulate emotions, form trusting relationships, explore, and learn is essential for school readiness.
Explore resources to encourage healthy eating habits and find nutrition assistance information to share with families.
Use these materials to promote a healthy mouth for children and pregnant women. Learn proper toothbrushing practices and other preventive tooth decay measures, as well as how to find a dentist.
Health is the foundation of school readiness. To help children thrive, Head Start staff ensure that children are up to date on immunizations, learn healthy habits, and can access the care they need.