In this report, practitioners discuss how Head Start is addressing the opioid crisis within communities. The report also includes recommendations for intervention based on Head Start’s successful models.
This 72-minute webinar addresses safety risks and injury prevention tips for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Included are some home safety checklists that families and staff can complete together.
Source: Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas
Young children do not understand the harmful effects of medication and other dangerous substances, so parents must be cautious. This website provides safety tips and a list of dangerous products that caregivers should keep out of reach of children.
Medication poisoning is one of the leading causes for emergency room visits for children under five years. This five-minute podcast discusses the dangers of drug poisonings and ways to prevent them in young children.
A study from the Tennessee Department of Health found that children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) were more likely to have a developmental delay or speech or language impairment in early childhood compared to children born without NAS. NAS is a serious withdrawal syndrome that can occur in newborns after exposure to opioids during pregnancy.
Source: Early Intervention Training Program (EITP)
This 90-minute webinar focuses on the impact of prenatal exposure to opiates. The presenter talks about early childhood learning and behavior and intervention strategies that can promote long-term growth and development for children exposed to opiates in the prenatal period. There is also a handout that supplements the webinar.
This document provides information to help prevent children from coming into contact with many common household products such as cleaners and pesticides that could hurt a child if not used and stored correctly.
This is a nonprofit organization that works hard to keep children safe from injury, including adverse drug events. The website provides tip-sheets, videos, infographics, research reports, and other helpful resources for parents and community members.