How to Choose and Use a Child Care Health Consultant

This pamphlet describes how to find a child care health consultant to provide technical assistance and instruction on health and safety for staff and families. The brochure also describes how to assess the knowledge, skills, and work of health professionals who provide health and safety consultation and professional development for early childhood programs. Child care health consultation is an evidence-based practice.  The brochure can be used by early educators, health consultants and policy makers  to define and discuss the role of child care health consultants.  Reviewed and reaffirmed 6/2018