Topic: Health and Wellness

Practical Strategies for Improving Staff Wellness

Build a culture of staff wellness across your organization with these practical strategies to help you better support children and families.

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Financial Wellness Thursdays for Leaders

This program is built specifically for Head Start/Early Head Start program leaders, to help you learn how you can stress less about money.

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5 Ways to Prevent and Overcome Burnout

Mental Health Toolkit for Head Start Staff

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act & Americans with Disabilities Act Basics

Head Start Basics Series

This course will provide you with a strong understanding of the policies and practices in identifying potential learning delays and disabilities and how to provide additional and appropriate services to children.

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Starling Minds Mental Fitness

Starling Minds Mental Fitness is a self-guided digital program that is available 24/7. Take control of your life and wellbeing—on a phone, tablet, or computer.

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Toolkit: #SleeveUp4HeadStart

Cooking with Kids Builds a Strong Mind and Body

Five reasons why cooking with kids is a great investment in the health of the whole child and the whole family.

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Partnering on Dental Care for Children

Oral health is an essential component of Head Start’s comprehensive care. Local partnerships ensure every child has access to dental care.

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Health Service Certification

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.

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Lead Exposure

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…

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2021 Health Benchmark and Trends Report