|HIP on Health® is being
revised and published by Redleaf Press. New edition will
be available October 2014. For more information, please
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks.
Do you have questions about common
illnesses? Do you want easy-to-read information on
preventing injuries? Are you looking for ways to teach parents and
families about health and safety topics?
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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.
||Connie Jo Smith EdD, Charlotte
Hendricks PhD, Becky S. Bennett EdD
||Set of 5. 88 pages each
For in-house training, we have training modules
on a variety of health and safety topics. With 27 different topics, you
will have ready-to-go training for preservice and inservice sessions, parent
workshops, and conference presentations.
|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!
more information on the 27 different Training
September is National Preparedness Month
Those of us who have survived hurricanes and fierce
storms are aware of their potential to cause serious harm and massive
destruction. National Preparedness Month is a good time to plan
ahead and prepare your emergency kit for the next severe storm or
Here are some resources to help you think about what
if a hurricane struck near you, what you would
carry out that plan, and how to respond to children’s needs during a
hurricane and its aftermath.
Hurricane Season - Preparedness Begins with You
2014 Hurricane Preparedness
Get Ready for Hurricane
Be Ready - Hurricane
Be Ready! - For Kids
Grab and Go Evaluation Rope
– resources provide tips on hurricane preparation, response, and recovery
TIPS FOR PARENTS:
Hurricane Tools and Links
Parent Guidelines for Helping Children After a Hurricane(Spanish)
After the Hurricane
– Helping Young Children Heal Tip Sheet
Be Prepared to
Keep Food Safe
to help your family prepare for disasters,
including checklists, coping with disasters, and a family plan.
Emergency Response and
Recovery - Resources for Head Start Programs and Parents
– a wide range of resources to address social emotional support for children and
adults, and disaster recovery for Head Start programs and families.
Early Head Start Experience: Disaster Readiness and Response for Families with
– how an Early Head Start program responded in the aftermath of
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Hurricane Tips for Parents:
How to Help Kids
guidance from Save the Children for a checklist for families and to help kids
cope with disasters.
Early Childhood Development in Emergencies
— guidance from UNICEF to help train and support parents and
caregivers prepare for and respond to disasters.
Let’s Get Ready! Planning Together for Emergencies
with tips, activities, and other easy tools to help the whole family prepare for
emergencies — together!
RESPONDING TO CHILDREN’S
Resources that will help parents, caregivers, and child care providers lessen
longer-lasting emotional and social impact of a hurricane and other disasters:
Helping Children Cope
Psychological First Aid
Kit from NCTSN: Psychological First Aid is an evidence-informed approach for
assisting children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of
disaster and terrorism.
Parent Tips for Helping Infants and Toddlers after Disasters
(also available in
Spanish, Chinese and Japanese).
Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children after Disasters
(also available in
Spanish, Chinese and Japanese).
Help Young Children Deal with
the Fears Caused by Super Storm Sandy
Child Care Resources -
Child Care Emergency Response
INFORMATION FOR CHILD CARE
After a Crisis:
Helping Young Children Heal
Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children
Parent Guidelines for Helping Children after a Tornado
After the Tornado:
Helping Young Children Heal Tip Sheet (Spanish)
Recovery for Kids
After the Tsunami:
Helping Young Children Heal Tip Sheet (Japanese)
Talking with Children about Tsunamis
The second of six Best Practice in Health and
Safety Training Modules for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers is now available
This module "Promoting Physical Activity for Infants and Toddlers in Early
Childhood Settings," was developed for the Alabama Department of Public Health.
for more information on using these materials, and on developing/acquiring
training modules for your own programs.
FREE DOWNLOADS AND RESOURCES!
FREE Downloadable Health & Safety Booklets
about important health and safety topics with these free
downloadable booklets. 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
to go to the Health and Safety Booklet page.
Educate teachers and vehicle monitors on
transportation safety issues such as
loading/unloading, buckling-up, supervision, and
emergency response. Discuss appropriate ways to
educate children and reach families with
transportation safety information.
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
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Training is available on child health and
safety topics, such as preventing childhood
obesity, promoting mental health, and oral
health. In-depth workshops address topics
such as disaster preparedness, health and safety
standards, community assessments, and effective
communication. We provide fun and
motivational keynote sessions, such as "Stress
Management" and "Resolutions you can Keep (or
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Dr. Charlotte Hendricks presented
a full-day, hands-on Workshop on Community Assessments on Tuesday, April
29, 2014; and
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks and
Michele Pettibone presented a two-part session on Being Prepared for
Emergency Situations on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.