ERIC Number: ED382392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
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)
Descriptors: Administrators, Child Health, Cooperation, Discussion Groups, Educational Attitudes, Health Needs, Health Services, Institutional Role, Preschool Education, Seminars, State Agencies, State Officials
Maine's State Office of Head Start, State House Station 11, Augusta, ME 04333-0011.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maine State Office of Head Start, Augusta.
Identifiers: Maine; Project Head Start