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ERIC Number: ED382392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Summary of the Head Start/State Focus Forum on Children's Health Issues.
Maine State Office of Head Start, Augusta.
This report summarizes the activities of a day-long health focus forum held by the State Office of Head Start in Maine. Speakers and discussion groups focused on: (1) the importance of comprehensive early childhood health programs and the need for collaboration among health professionals; (2) the role of school health programs in meeting national health and education goals; (3) the identification of challenges to collaboration and problems associated with accessing health services for children in Maine; (4) the role of Head Start in the identification of health problems among preschool children; and (5) possible solutions and recommendations to address the identified challenges and health problems. The report includes summaries of small-group discussions and recommendations. Three appendices provide a copy of the forum schedule, a participant list, and the results of a forum evaluation. (MDM)
Maine's State Office of Head Start, State House Station 11, Augusta, ME 04333-0011.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maine State Office of Head Start, Augusta.
Identifiers: Maine; Project Head Start