Strong Connections for Strong Kids: Webinar on the Models of Collaboration Between Medical Homes and Head Start and Early Head Start Programs

Noon – 1 p.m. ET

Register Online Now!

Join the Head Start National Center on Health (NCH) for the first in a new webinar series for health care providers and Head Start and Early Head Start program staff. The series will provide the information they need to strengthen their collaborative efforts to support the health of children.

In this webinar, panelists will discuss different models of collaboration. They will highlight both challenges and successes for each. Participants will gain valuable insight regardless of where they are in the collaboration process, as well as explore active supervision strategies. Discover how you can transform child supervision in your program.

Topics for the webinar include:

  • Identifying three models of collaboration between Head Start and Early Head Start programs and health care systems, particularly the medical home
  • Recognizing key components to successful collaboration as well as challenges that can occur

Who Should Participate?

This webinar will benefit an array of audience members, including: Head Start and Early Head Start health mangers and program directors; pediatricians, pediatric nursing staff, clinic directors, and other health care professionals; Health Services Advisory Committee (HSAC) members; and those working to increase collaboration between Head Start programs and health care.

How to Register

Participation is free. Select this link to register:

After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the webinar on Friday, May 9. This presentation will be recorded and archived on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) for later viewing.

Certificate of Participation

Participants will receive a certificate of participation upon completion of an online evaluation. A link to the evaluation will be available when the webinar closes. Participants must complete the online evaluation in order to receive a certificate. Only participants in the live presentation will be eligible.


For more information, contact NCH at or (toll-free) 1-888-227-5125.

Source: National Center on Health

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