2018 Health Institute Materials and Presentations

April 9, 2018

Monday Certificate Trainings

Vision Screening Certification

April Nakayoshi,
Prevent Blindness Northern California

Hearing Screening Certification

Terry E. Foust & Jeff Hoffman,
National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

Playground Safety Academy

Sam (Butch) DeFillippo,
PlaySafe, LLC

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Training

Noemi Duenas,
Pacific Safety Center (PSC)

New Health Manager Orientation

Jenifer Lipman
National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW)

April 10 & 11, 2018

Opening Keynote: Marco Beltran, Office of Head Start

Tuesday Workshops

Child Care Emergency Preparedness Training: Are You Ready? - Handout Jennifer Kinkel 
Coaching the Un-Coachable to Build a Healthier You Theresa Offord
Community Supported Agriculture and Feeding Children - Handout Deborah Lynn
Dental Education as a preventive measure to improve oral health - Handout Dionisio Palencia
Empowering students, staff & parents to take charge of their health using a FUN, evidenced based approach - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 Karen McNamara
Head Start and WIC: Working Together for Young Families Catherine Lopez
Information Sharing and Focus Area 2 Reviews  Judith Kunitz
Integrating Mindfulness in Early Care and Education Marco Beltran
Nutrition 101 - Handout Cris Cohran
Trauma-Informed Care through Strength Based Interactions - Handout Adam Beer
Unique Needs: Medications at school, diabetes & Allergies - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 Mona Lisa McCormick
Using Health Data for Program Planning and Continuous Improvement  Jenifer Lipman
Closing Plenary Session: Bright Futures Part 2 Town Hall

Wednesday Workshops

Advancing the Conversation on Healthy Home Enviroments - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 | Handout 8 | Handout 9 | Handout 10 | Handout 11 Jacquelyn Menghrajani
Applying the New Meal Pattern: My Experiences - Handout Anita G. Barden
Bringing the Heart of Motivational Interviewing into Everyday Practice - Handout Dr. Isabelle Alessandra
CHDP Program, Understanding Bright Futures/AAP - EPSDT Schedule and Maintaining Compliance with Head Start - Handout | Handout 2 Loralee Page-Ortez
Community Care Licensing Division Updates Jane Cong-Huyen
EHS Café Nina Paddock
Feeding Children with Special Dietary Needs  Debra Louie
Health and Nutrition Referrals, Tracking and Follow-up using Child Plus - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 Patricia Rigney
Screen Time:Raising Healthy and Succesful kids In a  digital world Dr. Nicoline Ambe
Using Health Services Data for Continuous Quality Improvement Icy Tekleselassie
What Do We Tell the Children? - Handout | Handout 2 Doreen Fischer
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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