A list of useful resources for health consultants and trainers working with early education and child care programs. Open the attachment hyperlink to view the list of resources. Updated 3/14/05
Materials and links to reliable informaton about preventing sleep-related deaths of infants are available on the website of the National Institute of Child health and Human Development. For more information go to http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sids/
The federally-funded Healthy Child Care America national resource center at the American Academy of Pediatrics developed a FREE online educational training program for child care providers. To learn more about this program or to take the training for 1 hour of continuing education credit, go to http://www.healthychildcare.org/sids.htm. Reviewed and reaffirmed 12/5/12
Several websites offer trustworthy child health information in Spanish. In June 2013, the American Academy of Pediatrics introduced a Spanish-language website called HealthyChildren.org en Español. This website has several interactive tools and features. It is accessible from the main Healthy Children website at www.healthychildren.org. The direct access to the Spanish-language content is: http://www.healthychildren.org/Spanish/Paginas/default.aspx.
Many organizations offer suggestions for how to help those who are direct victims or hear about victims of disasters including episodes of interpersonal violence. See the websites of the American Academy of Pediatrics, NAEYC and the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence, located at the Yale Child Study Center. 12/3/2012