Topic: Health and Wellness
Starling Minds Mental Fitness is a self-guided digital program that is available 24/7. It’s immediate, private, and tailored for NHSA members. In three simple steps a day, you can proactively build daily habits that will help you better manage stress, anxiety, burnout, or depression and take control of your life and wellbeing—on a phone, tablet, or computer.
Five reasons why cooking with kids is a great investment in the health of the whole child and the whole family.
Oral health is an essential component of Head Start’s comprehensive care. Local partnerships ensure every child has access to dental care.
This certification provides health service staff the opportunity to demonstrate competency of the essential skills that support children’s health and wellbeing in a developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate manner.
Routine screenings and treatment, strong early learning opportunities with individualized supports, and proper nutrition are all part of catching lead exposure early and intervening to put children on a strong trajectory for the future. By delivering such services, Head Start acts as a powerful intervention across the nation. When the water crisis in Flint became…
Home visitors provide comprehensive child development services in the home environment, including support of the parent-child relationship.
Each month, NHSA Touchpoint shares insights into our latest work to support your programs, our community’s accomplishments and special events, and a love note or two. This month, we are taking a look at balancing the holidays for children and Head Start staff. (Last month, we talked about early nutrition.) This Month’s Theme: Balancing the Holidays…
Oral health is a key aspect of a child’s school readiness. Head Start promoting oral health habits in early childhood.
Kristina Bedikian is a champion for children and families with an ability to forge community partnerships to mitigate food insecurity.
Early Childhood Services Director Jessica Moore’s inclusivity during COVID-19 created a network she hopes will be a model of collaboration going forward.