ERIC Number: ED501819
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Child Care Health Connections. A Health and Safety Newsletter for California Child Care Professionals. Volume 17, Number 5. September-October 2004
Zamani, A. Rahman, Ed.; Guralnick, Eva, Ed.; Calder, Judy, Ed.; Lucich, Mardi, Ed.; Walsh, Eileen, Ed.
California Childcare Health Program
"Child Care Health Connections" is a bimonthly newsletter published by the California Childcare Health Program (CCHP), a community-based program of the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing. The goals of the newsletter are to promote and support a healthy and safe environment for all children in child care reflecting the state's diversity; to recreate linkages and promote collaboration among health and safety and child care professionals; and to be guided by the most up-to-date knowledge of the best practices and concepts of health, wellness and safety. Information provided in the newsletter is intended to supplement, not replace, medical advice. Regular features include columns on resources or current information related to infant/toddler care, school-age child care, public health, staff health, nutrition, inclusion, diversity, health consultancy, product information, pending legislation, available resources, and "Ask the Nurse," a Question-Answer column. Lead article of this issue is DEET-Based Repellents Protect Against Insect-Borne Disease (Eileen Walsh). Other topics include Bleach Sanitizing; Movement and Physical Development; Wearing Protective Gloves; Pesticide Use in Child Care Settings; and Oral Health Care. Pullout section includes information on Oral Health Care; West Nile Virus; Autistic Spectrum; and Challenging Behavior. [Additional support provided by Healthy Child Care California and First 5 California (formerly the California Children and Families Commission.)]
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Health, Child Safety, Poisoning, Sanitation, Physical Activities, Child Caregivers, Occupational Safety and Health, Traffic Safety, Safety Education, Dental Health, Communicable Diseases, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Behavior Problems, State Legislation
California Childcare Health Program. 1950 Addison Street Suite 107, Berkeley, CA 94704. Tel: 510-204-0938; Fax: 510 204-0931; Web site: http://www.ucsfchildcarehealth.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Child Development.
Authoring Institution: California Childcare Health Program, Oakland.
Identifiers - Location: California