Head Start Health Services Newsletters

The Head Start Health Services Newsletter provides current research topics, best practice and updates for the Office of Head Start (OHS). It includes notices and resources from professional organizations, federal agencies, and federal partners to OHS. The newsletter also provides tips for supporting staff and engaging families. Head Start health managers and other early childhood professionals are encouraged to subscribe and to use and share these resources.

December 2016: A Focus on Expectant Families
The recently updated Head Start Program Performance Standards provide guidance related to services for pregnant women and expectant families. This guidance indicates that education and services should be made available to families on topics such as nutrition, parental depression, safe sleep practices, breastfeeding benefits, nurturing and responsive caregiving, and father engagement. Use this newsletter to learn more about each of these topics.

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Topic:Health Services Management

Keywords:Health and wellnessHealth professionalsProfessional development

Resource Type: Newsletter

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

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