2012 Health Institute Materials and Presentations

May 7 - 9, 2012

Monday, May 7 - Pre-Institute Sessions
Health 101: Understanding the Head Start Health Regulations - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 Kristin Smith
Advance Health Topics in Health in Head Start

Belva Horton
Mary Turner

Tuesday, May 8 - Lunch Speaker: Steve Shuman - Handout | Handout 2

Tuesday, May 8 - Workshops
Active Games and Movement Stories for Social-Emotional Learning - Handout Leah Kalish
An Introduction to 'Caring for our Children', 3rd Edition - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3| Handout 4| Handout 5 Abbey Alkon
Common environmental toxins and how to prevent poisonings in the home and child care settings Belinda Messenger
Detecting Vision Problems at an Early Age Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO
Eat, Play, Grow! Developing Healthy Preferences - Handout Patty Kimbrell

Embedding California Health Foundations and Framework into the Preschool Day - Handout | Handout 2 |Handout 3

Jan Davis
Embrace Your Space: Outdoor Environments that Enhance Learning - Handout JC Boushh
Health Monitoring 360 Degrees - Handout | Handout 2 Chris Cochran
I Am Moving, I Am Learning - IMIL - Handout Carly Hill
Infant and Toddler Feeding - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 Chris Cochran
Monitoring Made Easy Serena Johnson
National Health Care Reform and Head Start Mary Turner
PART 1 & 2: Ready for Change! Helping Parents Choose Good Oral Health for Their Family - Handout PhilipWeinstein
Reawakening the Head Start Passion through Self Care - Handout Betina Steiger
Sensory Friendly Classrooms- Supporting Sensorial Learning and Integration for School Readiness - Handout | Handout 2 Julia Childs-Andrews, MS

The Health Services Advisory Committee - Building Strong Health Collaborations to Support School Readiness - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3

Steve Shuman
Tools and Policies to Improve Health and Safety in Head Start and Early Head Start Programs - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 Bobbie Rose
Tools for Reducing Asthma Episodes and Breathing Difficulties by Improving Indoor Air Quality Scott Kessler
WHAT DO WE TELL THE CHILDREN? - Handout | Handout 2 Doreen Fischer

Wednesday, May 9 -Closing Keynote: Dr. Ariella Herman - Handout

Wednesday - Workshops
"Children run better unleaded!" Giving children a Head Start on a Lead-free life. - Handout | Handout 2 Pendeza Lawrence
A Holistic Approach to Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Response within the Head Start Community - Handout Sheri Marinovich
Breastfeeding Friendly Head Start Programs: Toolkit for Success - Handout Karen Peters
Everything You Need to Know About Inclusion: Resources at Your Finger Tips - Handout Linda Brault
Following Up with Follow-Up Belva Horton
Food Safety is Everyone's Business - Handout Shahram Shafa
Head Start's Role in Addressing California's Pediatric Oral Health Disparities - Handout Taylor Priestley
"Healthy Smiles for Healthier Lives" Josie Vargas
Maternal, Paternal Depression: Do You Know the Signs? Rebecca Votaw
Staff Wellness for Head Start - Handout | Handout 2 Patty Kimbrell
Tracking and Monitoring Head Start Health Service Data - Handout Icy Tekle
Well-Child Exams through the CHDP Program - Handout Jocelyn Waters
WIC and Head Start: Partners and Promoters of Healthy Habits for Life! - Handout Jojo Drinkwater
Mission Statement

The California Head Start Association is the unified voice providing leadership and advocacy for the Head Start community.

Vision Statement

The California Head Start Association will be an important strategic partner representing Head Start interests in California and the nation.

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