ERIC Number: ED121475
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Feb-28
Reference Count: N/A
Program of Medical and Public Health Consultation to Project Head Start in Massachusetts. Final Report.
Sorli, Hedwig M.
This report briefly describes and evaluates a program designed to provide medical and public health consultation to Project Head Start in Massachusetts. The program consisted of teams of community medical and public health professionals made available to Head Start programs for planning and implementation of health programs, and education and training programs for Head Start staff and parents. Evaluative observations and recommendations made by doctors and other consultants in response to questionnaires during 1968 and 1969 are briefly summarized and presented in tabular form. Appendices and attachments (which make up more than half of the document) contain: (1) a table of health services provided in a Head Start program, (2) a sample health program class register, (3) a discussion of evaluation methodology for Head Start health programs, (4) a report on the 1969 National Conference on Head Start and Child Development, (5) the report on the Program of Medical and Public Health Consultation to Project Head Start in Massachusetts (1969), and (6) statistics from the Medical Consultant's Evaluation of Head Start Health Services for the 1969 Summer Head Start Programs in Massachusetts. (BRT)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Public Health, Boston.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts