The Child Care Health Consultation Webinar Series offers child care health consultants (CCHCs) and others who work in early care and education (ECE) settings a chance to learn new skills and refresh their knowledge on key health and safety topics. New webinars are broadcast quarterly.
Child Care Health Consultants Advancing Health Equity
This webinar explores ways CCHCs can apply principles of health equity and cultural competence to address health disparities and foster linkages to community resources.
Best Practices in Child Care Health Consultation
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.
Helping Child Care Programs with Health Policies and Procedures
CCHCs support early childhood programs in many ways, including with policy development and implementation. In this webinar, explore strategies and resources CCHCs and program leadership can use to review and develop health policies and procedures.
Check In on Well-Child Checkups
Physical, mental, and oral health screenings support children in their learning. CCHCs can play a role in educating and connecting families and staff to health, behavioral health, and oral health services in the community.
Creating Healthy and Safe Environments
This webinar explores how CCHCs can collaborate with directors and teachers to create healthy and safe learning environments.
COVID-19 and Children with Special Health Care Needs: CCHCs Can Help
This webinar recording explores how CCHCs can address the impact of COVID-19 on children with chronic health conditions, using asthma as a case study.
Preventing Injuries: Strategies to Maximize Learning and Keep Children Safe
CCHCs can play an important role in helping staff ensure indoor and outdoor environments are safe for children’s exploration. Discover ways to balance learning opportunities with injury prevention strategies.
Looking for Health and Safety Guidance? These National Standards Can Provide Answers!
Learn about the Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards and how they support the work of a CCHC.
Building a Healthy Eating Environment
Enhancing eating environments is key to helping children develop healthy eating habits. Learn strategies and resources to help programs build a healthier, positive eating environment.
Sharpening Your Observation Skills
Watch this webinar to learn what to look for and what to do about health and safety findings when observing in early care and education programs.
Vaccines and Developmental Milestones: What You Can Do to Help Young Children Stay on Track
Explore resources that child care health consultants can use to help staff and families learn about the importance of on-time vaccination and developmental screening.
Promoting Oral Health in Early Care and Education Programs
Learn how child care health consultants can help early care and education programs apply strategies and use resources to promote children’s oral health.
Playgrounds! Promote Safe and Fun Outdoor Play in Head Start and Child Care
View this webinar to find tips for helping early care and education programs plan for and maintain safe playgrounds.
Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma
Hear Dr. Bob Sege, a national expert on Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), discuss how CCHCs can share strategies to support infant caregivers and families and keep children safe.
Strategies to Support Safe Sleep Environments in Early Childhood Education Programs
Dr. Rachel Moon, national pediatric expert and researcher on safe sleep, explores how CCHCs can strengthen programs’ policies to reflect current research and updated recommendations on safe sleep environments.
Resource Type: Article
National Centers: Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety
Audience: Health Professionals
Last Updated: December 21, 2022