2014 CHSA Parent & Family Engagement Conference & Health Institute Materials

Parent and Family Engagement Conference - January 21-22

Tuesday, Jan.21 - Opening Keynote Ronald D. Herndon

Tuesday - Workshops

"Me and You, Kid" -- Building Self Esteem in the Adult-Child System Ronald Mah
"Out of the Twilight Zone"- Discipline from the Inside Out Ronald Mah
Approaches to Measuring Family Outcomes within the Head Start Family Engagement Framework - Handout Peter Huffaker
Childhood Stress: Intrusions into the Magic Kingdom Ronald Mah
Demystifying Transitions-Birth through Five - Handout Kristin Enriquez
Early Learning, Math at Home, a Parent Guide - Handout Paul Giganti, Jr.
Emotions-You and Your Child - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 Lora Groppetti
Empowering Parents for School Choice - Handout Don Bolce
Estableciendo y Logrando Metas Familiares Dalenna Smith, M.A.
Get a "Head Start" on the Role of a Policy Council Representative Tobi Dixon
Hacer la Diferencia Atravez de Liderazgo - Handout | Handout 2 Elizabeth Ponce
Health Care Reform: Connecting Kids and Families to Coverage - Handout Maria Romero-Mora
Innovative Practices to Support Family Engagement - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 Bonnie MacKenzie

La Ley del Cuidado de Salud: Conectando a niños y familias a un seguro médico.

Maria Romero-Mora
Male Involvement Ambassador Program- How to Get Men Involved and Keep Them Involved in Head Start/ Early Head Start - Handout Thomas Grayson
Oral Health & Nutrition - Handout George Barghouth
Resiliency - A Family Affair - Handout Steven Erwin
Strength-based Engagement and Resolution - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6| Handout 7 | Handout 8 | Handout 9 | Handout 10 | Handout 11 Joseph M Castro Jr
Using PFCE's Integrating Strategies for Program Progress: from Involvement to Engagement - Handout Barbara Easton
Vision & Voice - Equipping Families for Leadership - Handout Gina Guillemette
Wednesday, Jan.22 - Closing Keynote Steve Saffron
Handout | Handout 2

Wednesday - Workshops

$2 Per Child Campaign: A Toolkit for Success - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 Bethany Edholm
Bilingual Songs, Games, and Rhymes to Inspire Academic Success Jose-Luis Orozco
Building Health Self-Regulation Skills - Handout Leah Kalish
Canciones Bilingues para Inspirar el exito academico Jose-Luis Orozco
Communicating with Skill and Heart: How to Effectively Communicate with Your Child's Teacher - Handout Betina Steiger
How to Take Care of Yourself and Still Reach Your Goals - Handout Sheri Marinovich
La Seguridad con Los Pesticidas - Handout Martha Sanchez
Parents' Guide to Meeting with Lawmakers Patrick Stelmach
Promoting Engagement Outcomes - Handout Deborah Ross
Step by Step: Developing the Components of Family Engagement - Handout | Handout 2 Rebecca Votaw
Supporting Home Language and Cultural Roots of Children in Head Start and Early Head Start - Handout Vicky Greening
Team Building through Effective Communication - Handout Sheri Marinovich
Using the Home as Learning Environment - Handout Magda Bedros
What Do I Say? Supporting Families of Children with Special Needs - Handout Joannie Busillo-Aguayo

Health Institute - January 23-24

Thursday, Jan.23 - Opening Keynote Lorrene Ritchie, PhD, RD


Thursday - Workshops

A Good Night's Sleep: How Healthy Sleep Habits Affect Children's Learning and Behavior - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 | Handout 8 Jennifer Denzel
Building Constructive Alliances with Angry, Insecure, Unhappy, Overly Invested, or Suspicious Parents or Clients Ronald Mah
Childhood Lead Poisoning- Working Together Toward Prevention and Healthy Outcomes - Handout Renee O'Brien
Childhood Stress: Intrusions into the Magic Kingdom Ronald Mah
Compliance with Care - Handout Steve Shuman
Conquer Your Stress! Kathy Gruver
Creating a Culture of Safety - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 Steve Shuman
Cultural Sensitivity in a Diverse and Complex Head Start Environment - Handout Sheri Marinovich
Empower Parents and Staff to Prevent Obesity through Feeding Best Practices Environments and Messaging - Handout Carol Danaher
Gluten Related Issues and Food Related Health Issues Nadine Grzeskowiak
Green Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting: How to do it in ECE - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 Victoria Leonard
Home Visitor Safety - Handout Betina Steiger
Movement & Mindfulness for Nurturing Executive Function and Self-Regulation - Handout Leah Kalish
Pesticide Safety to Non-English Speakers - Handout Kristina Hamm
Potter and Policy: Reaching Preschool Families with Healthy Beverage Messages - Handout Susan Karlins
"Same and Different: Discovery and Appreciation of the Diverse Expressions of Our Shared Humanity" Ronald Mah
Serving Parents with Disabilities and their Young Children - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4| Handout 5 | Handout 6 Megan Kirshbaum
The Question is Asthma. What is the answer? Scott Kessler
Friday, Jan.24 - Closing Keynote Office of Head Start National Center on Health

Friday - Workshops

Collecting, Monitoring and Reporting Health PIR data in ChildPlus - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 Sharon Rodriguez
Disaster Preparedness-How to Put a Plan Together - Handout Valerie Powell
Everything You Need to Know About Inclusion: Resources at Your Fingertips - Handout Cindy Arstein-Kerslake
Handling Neurological Conditions in a Head Start Setting - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 Bobbie Rose
Health Care Reform: Head Start Sites Connecting Children and Families to Coverage - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 Melissa Vargas
Infant and Toddler Sleep: What Every Early Childhood Educator Should Know - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 Bobbie Rose
Making the Most of Your Mental Health Services - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 Amy Hunter
Protect Your Children: Food Labels/Food Safety - Handout | Handout 2 Mary Ellen Taylor
Services to Pregnant Women in Early Head Start - Handout Jenifer Lipman
The Virtual Dental Home: Using Technology to Bring Dental Care to Children at Head Start Sites Icy Tekleselassie
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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