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Early Head Start Basics

On-Demand • Online • 10 PD Hours

Navigating the planning and implementation of Early Head Start programs and/or Child Care Partnership programs can be daunting, but The Academy at NHSA is here to help. Whether you’re looking to expand or improve your program’s Early Head Start services or you are hoping to grow your practice, Early Head Start Basics is for you! In just one month, you will gain a 360-degree understanding of Early Head Start services. This course is the ideal onboarding for staff who are new to serving pregnant women, infants, and toddlers.

At its core, Early Head Start is all about nurturing healthy attachments between children and their caregivers. Our course covers everything you need to know about Early Head Start services, from pregnancy through a child's third birthday. This course consists of five lessons, totaling 10 professional development hours. It will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to confidently support and advocate for the children and families you serve.

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This course supports programs in meeting the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), mainly the sections related to Early Head Start: Head Start Program Performance Standards Excerpts: Infants and Toddlers.

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