2016 Health Institute Materials and Presentations

April 12 & 13, 2016

Opening Keynote: Colleen Kraft, M.D. - Handout
Regional T & TA - Heath Ouellette - Handout

Tuesday Workshops

Building Partnerships with Federally Qualified Health Center Dental Clinics to Provide Dental Chair Services in Head Start Centers

Maryna Spiegel
Building Relationships with Family Members Through Reflective Questions and Positive - Handout | Handout 2 Linda Brault
Child Supervision Sheri Ellis
Family Health Navigation - Handout Rose Lopez
Food Service Health & Safety - Handout Anita G. Barden

Have Fun while Forming Relationships! Communication, Teambuilding and Centering Skills for Healthy Individuals and Healthy Programs - Handout | Handout 2

Zoe Sameth, M.S
Health and Safety Monitoring for Compliance and Quality Improvement Sheri Ellis

How to Create a High-Quality Vision Screening Program

Ashley Ditmer

Immunizations and Community Immunity - Handout

Ken Cutler
Meeting Challenges and Improving the Oral Health of Head Start Children and Families in a Changing Environment - Handout James J. Crall, DDS. ScD
New Health Manager/Coordinator Training Jessica Freeman-Torres

Nutrition and Food Issues in Early Childhood Care Settings - Handout

Dr. Colleen Kraft
Protect Your Children: Food Labels/Food Safety - Handout Mary Ellen Taylor
Safe Environments: Implementing National Health and Safety Standards for Head Start Compliance - Handout Debra Moser
Supporting Children with Special Health Care Needs in Early Childhood Classrooms - Handout Dr. Colleen Kraft
Taking Care of Ourselves: Supporting Staff Wellness and Reducing Stress - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 | Handout 8 Laura Brooke
Updating Hearing Screening Practices for Young Children William Eiserman
Regional Cluster Reception

Wednesday Workshops

A Good Night's Sleep: How Healthy Sleep Habits Affect Children's Learning and Behavior

Jennifer Denzel
Are You Ready?  Preparing for Emergencies in Child Care Programs - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 | Handout 8 Bobbie Rose
Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: What HS Providers Can Do to Support Children and Promote Healing Patricia Duncan Hall
Data Management with ChildPlus Jose Martinez
Developing a Comprehensive Disaster Preparedness Plan - Handout Brenda Campos
EHS-CCP Working Together to Meet Health Needs of Children and Families - Handout | Handout 2 Cris Cochran
Health 101: Understanding the Head Start Health Regulations - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 Kristen Smith

Health Coverage for ALL Children

Maria Romero-Mora
Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 | Handout 8 | Handout 9 | Handout 10 | Handout 11 | Handout 12 | Handout 13 | Handout 14 | Handout 15 Betsy Bateson
Monitoring and Managing Health Services Data Using ChildPlus IMS - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 Icy Tekleselassie

Nutrition Resources and Collaboration Opportunities between Head Start/Early Head Start and USDA, Food and Nutrition Service Programs (CACFP and WIC) - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A CORRECTED HANDOUT POSTED ON 4/21/16. THE ORIGINAL HANDOUT HAD AN INCORRECT CONTACT PHONE NUMBER FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS.

Lissa Ong
School Readiness and Health - Making the Connection Jessica Freeman-Torres
Wait! I'm Not a Nurse...How to Safely Give Medications in Head Start Programs - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 | Handout 8 | Handout 9 | Handout 10 Bobbie Rose
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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