Working with Local Head Start and Child Care Program

Working with Your Local Head Start and Child Care Programs

  1. The Well-Visit Planner for Families Page
    The Well-Visit Planner is an internet-based tool developed to help parents customize the well-child visit to their family's need by helping them identify and prioritize health risks and concerns before the well-child appointment.

  1. Preparing Head Start/Child Care and Communities for Seasonal Influenza Webinar
    This webinar provides simple prevention and control strategies for influenza.

  1. Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma Webinar
    Discover strategies to support infant caregivers and families to recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress and prevent abuse.

  1. Child Care Health Consultation: Skill Building Modules
    These modules provide six interactive, realistic scenarios to build and enhance consultation skills for Child Care Health Consultants.

  1. Mental Health Resources to Support Response and Recovery
    This page provides a variety of resources for those affected by a crisis or tragic event. Materials are divided into three categories: Short-Term Recovery, Caring for Yourself During Recovery and Long-Term Recovery.

  1. Preparing for Tornado Season
    This tip sheet provides tips on how to prepare programs for tornado season.

  1. Playgrounds! Promote Safe and Fun Outdoor Play in Head Start and Child Care
    This webinar provides ways to promote active play and create safer playgrounds.

  1. What is New in Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation
    This issue of the Strong Foundations in Mental Health for Social and Emotional Well-Being newsletter highlights Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IEMHC) and provides new resources to enhance collaborative partnerships with IEMHC consultants.

  1. Screening: The First Step in Getting Know a Child
    This page provides basic information about screening as well as helpful, practical tools.

  1. When Health Affects Assessment
    A child's health can affect performance on assessments. This tip sheet will discuss health factors to consider when conducting ongoing child assessment, tools to improve school readiness assessment strategies and building partnerships. 

  1. The Medical Home and Head Start Working Together 
    This tip sheet discusses opportunities on how health professional can support medical home and partnering with Head Start programs. 


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