COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT SERVICE
Is it time for your
three-year COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT? Have you
completed your annual update?
Healthy Childcare Consultants, Inc. can help! To
download a sample Community Assessment Questionnaire,
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks to prepare your workplan,
develop an appropriate questionnaire, data entry and
analysis, research and identify community needs, and
compile your COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT Report.
The materials make my
job as a trainer and educator easier! The
training modules, training activities, and curricula
offer relevant information, practical activities,
and a positive approach to health and safety that
take my workshops, classes, and presentations to a
Thank you, Healthy Childcare Consultants, for making
resources available specifically for early childhood
Dr. Marna Holland, CFCS
Early Childhood Trainer and Parent/Child Educator
The first of six Best Practice in Health and
Safety Training Modules for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers is now available
This module "Feeding Infants and Toddlers in Early Childhood Settings," was
developed for the Alabama Department of Public Health. Please
for more information on using these materials, and on developing/acquiring
training modules for your own programs.
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks presented a full-day, hands-on Workshop on Community Assessments on
Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks and
Michele Pettibone presented a two-part session on Being Prepared for
Emergency Situations on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
||Connie Jo Smith EdD, Charlotte
Hendricks PhD, Becky S. Bennett EdD
||Set of 5. 88 pages each
Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole
Health Curriculum for Young Children
Help children ages 3-6 develop lifelong
healthy habits with the Growing, Growing Strong: A Whole Health
Curriculum for Young Children series. Each book provides
An overview of the topic
Suggested interest area materials and
supports for creating the learning environment
Learning objectives and vocabulary
Suggestions for evaluating children's
understanding of the topic
More than 30 classroom activities
Family information and take-home
This set includes one copy each of Body
Care, Fitness and Nutrition, Safety, Social and Emotional Well-Being,
and Community and Environment.
Age focus: 3-6.
Training and workshops are available for health
and safety topics, including Stress Management
and Promoting Mental Health. In-depth and
train-the-trainer workshops are also available
on Effective Communication with Families,
Preventing Childhood Obesity, and Meeting Health
and Safety Standards.
can provide keynote and workshops for
conference, in-services, and other training
information, please use the click here button or
Purchase the entire set of Health and Safety
Training Modules and provide your staff and
families with quality training throughout the
year. With 27 different topics, you will have
ready-to-go training for preservice and
inservice sessions, parent workshops, and
|Inventory Reduction Sale!
Training Modules were updated and revised in
2013. Order any of our Training Modules between
now and September 30, 2014 for
50% off regular price!
information on the
27 different Training
Health & Safety Booklets
Teach children about
important health and safety topics with these free
Use these as teaching aids in preschool or kindergarten,
or send home to help inform families. Downloadable
in either black/white or color. Booklets are available in
English or Spanish. Click here
to go to the Health and Safety Booklet page.
An important key to good nutrition is to eat a
variety of foods. Use this booklet to teach
children (and adults!) to eat healthy every day.
Nutritious foods, moderation in eating, and physical
activity will help children grow strong and healthy.
Safe Fun In The Sun
Outdoor activity provides the fresh
air and exercise that is important for children's health.
However, too much sun can lead to painful burns, eye damage and skin
cancer. Help prevent these problems by teaching children to be
sun safe. Have fun talking with children and following the sun
safe suggestions in this booklet
HIP and More
Hip On Health®
Provide families with accurate information on 130
different health and safety topics with these
reproducible mini-posters and information sheets.
for a complete list of topics included in each set.
The samples on the left are pages from More HIP on
here for information on these inexpensive and reproducible
HIP on Health is being revised and
published by Redleaf Press. New edition will be available
September 2014. For more information, please contact
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks.
Check out some of the exciting conferences
from this past Fall!
Recent Past Conferences:
NHSA Fall Leadership Institute
September 29 - October 3, 2013, Arlington VA
Developing and Utilizing Your Community Assessment
Download Flyer Here
November 20-23, 2013, Washington DC
NHSA Parent Conference
December 9-13, 2013, Atlanta, GA
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